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Noah S. Seixas
ENV H 490
Seattle Campus

Selected Topics in Environmental Health

In-depth study of a current environmental health topic. Offered: Sp.

Class description

This is an introductory course covering evaluation and prevention of physical hazards in the workplace. Hazards addressed include noise, vibration, thermal stress, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. The course is intended mainly for upper division undergraduate and graduate students in environmental health, safety engineering, and exposure sciences. For each topic area, we will address basic physical concepts, health risks, measurement techniques, interpretation of guidelines and standards, and control strategies.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Trina M. Sterry
Date: 02/04/2014