Overview of control strategies; general exhaust ventilation; principles of airflow; applications, principles and types of local exhaust ventilation; basic designs of local exhaust systems; fans and air cleaning devices; make-up air recirculation; ventilation under non-standard conditions; HVAC systems and IAO; types, uses and limitations of respiratory protection; chemical protective clothing.
to understand the various strategies used by occupational hygienists to reduce or eliminate exposures to stressors in the work environment
to understand the basic principles of industrial ventilation as it relates to the removal of toxic chemicals from the workplace, including general and local exhaust, make-up air, fans and air cleaning systems
to assess the effectiveness of ventilation systems in controlling health hazards
to understand the operating principles, uses and limitations of respiratory protection
to have an understanding of the importance of substitution, isolation and other non-engineering control methods for reducing health risks in the workplace