UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8526 (WFSE Campuswide)
8653 (WFSE HMC)

BASIC FUNCTION

Develop and implement industrial hygiene programs for application in campus, industry, and/or community areas.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general direction, develop and coordinate major components of an industrial hygiene program such as management of toxic materials, hazardous wastes, and/or surveillance of employee exposure to hazardous chemicals.

TYPICAL WORK

Develop and coordinate implementation of program methods designed to minimize levels of occupational health hazards and community pollutants;

Participate in the planning and conduct of industrial hygiene research projects;

Prepare reports; analyze and evaluate findings and/or laboratory data concerning occupational health hazards;

Coordinate with outside agencies, community members, and contractors such as pollution control agencies, pesticide contractors, disposal contractors concerning hazardous wastes, and public or employee work exposures;

Interpret findings and recommendations of industrial hygiene investigations; consult with management personnel to implement recommendations;

Develop and conduct inservice training courses;

Develop procedures for maintenance of industrial hygiene information systems;

May perform the duties of Industrial Hygienist I;

May lead assigned personnel;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

A Bachelor's Degree with major study in industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, biological or physical science, or closely related field; and three years of professional experience in industrial hygiene programs. A Master's Degree with major study in industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, or closely related field may substitute for two years of the above professional work experience requirement.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Title & Class: 1-18-74
Revise Title & Class: 10-19-84
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05