In the industrial hygiene laboratory, students learn to
sample and measure chemical, physical, and biological stressors that may present
occupational health hazards to workers in the workplace. It helps students assess ventilation performance and develop
respiratory protection programs.
The construction laboratory is used to teach students to
manage hazards typically associated with the construction industry, such as
working with energized equipment, confined space entry and rescue, erecting
scaffolds, performing trenching and excavation activities, and fall protection.
Students learn how to conduct human
performance measurements, including engineering
anthropometrics, human perception, biomechanics of motion, and more in the ergonomics laboratory.
Important limitations and ergonomic-hazard evaluations are analyzed during
The fire room is a lecture-like setting
to show principles of fire chemistry, design of flammable liquid storage
cabinets, fire resistance, the use and inspection of fire extinguishers, and
the design, operation, and testing of sprinkler systems.
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