Covers the acute and chronic health effects produced by exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents. Emphasis on hazardous materials commonly associated with industrial operations, waste disposal, and remediation sites. Topics include routes of entry, toxic effects, risk evaluation, permissible exposure limits, medical surveillance, control methods for reducing exposure, and using Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to develop strategies to reduce worker exposure.
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS 3 hours lecture