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  • Workplace Health

  • Safety – usually

  • associated with acute injuries, short-term, traumatic exposures

  • Health – usually directed at chronic exposures, persistent, prolonged, repeated

Definition

Industrial Hygiene – "that science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of those environmental factors or stresses, arising in or from the workplace, which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort, and inefficiency among workers or among the citizens of the community"

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