• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Industrial Hygiene
  • Course #: ENHS1025
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is devoted to the principles of industrial hygiene and toxicology and includes the study of the theory and practices of industrial hygiene and the use of basic industrial hygiene equipment and instrumentation equipment. Topics include recognition, evaluation and control of hazards related to toxic chemicals, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, noise, biological substances, abnormal temperatures and pressures, and air-borne contaminants.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain terminology utilized in industrial hygiene
Analyze routes of entry
Identify potential health hazards in the workplace
Describe effects of health hazard exposure on the worker
Distinguish allowable exposure limits to workers
Differentiate between potential contaminants in the workplace
Prioritize methods of worker protection
Defend rationale to use potential solutions
Construct Hygiene Program

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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