Occupational Hygiene

Occupational Hygiene is the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, control and prevention of hazards in the workplace. Occupational Hygiene promotes a safe a healthy environment by providing information and advice on prevention of ill health from work activities.

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Occupational Hazards

A hazard is anything that could cause harmful adverse effects.

Respiratory Safety

Respirators should be used for protection against airborne contaminants.

Pets/Animals in the Workplace

Pets/Animals play an important role in the lives of many faculty, staff and students. Before bringing an animal into the workplace, you must be considerate of coworkers and the people around you.

Scents in the Workplace

Learn about scents in the workplace and the potential health impacts on some workers.