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Foreword
Emergency Numbers
Table of Contents
Introduction
1. EH&S Policy
2. Occupational Injury
3. Public Safety
4. Emergencies
5.  Injury/Illness
6. Asbestos
7. Hazardous Waste
8. Bio Waste
9. Rad Waste
10. Recycling
11. HazCom & DHS
12. Office Safety
13. Lab Safety
14 Shop Safety
15 Personal Protection
16. Hazard Evaluation
17. Safe Lifting
18. Safety Policies
19. Warning Signs
20. Safety Services
21. Non-lab Training
22. Research Training
23. Training classes
Location Map

16. HAZARD EVALUATION

Industrial hygiene is the study and prevention of occupational illnesses due to materials and conditions present in the workplace. This involves the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of workplace hazards to maintain a healthy and safe environment for all university faculty, staff, students, and visitors. EH&S staff can assist with the evaluation and control of the following hazards:

Chemical hazards - lab chemicals, cleaning supplies, paints, solvents.

Physical substances - heat, cold, radiation, noise.

Biological substances - blood, body fluids, infectious agents.

Indoor air quality - health effects experienced while working in campus buildings caused by airborne agents.

Ergonomics - musculoskeletal disorders due to repetitive motions with poor positioning or excessive force.

Non-Routine & Hazardous Activity-

 

 

 
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