Air Quality Monitoring

This class is designed for professionals who manage environmental, occupational health and industrial hygiene programs at their workplaces. Participants will learn about a range of significant air quality challenges facing work places and methods for addressing those challenges. Lectures and case studies will provide professionals with general working knowledge of the following topics:

  • Regulatory background related to air quality, including OSHA and the Clean Air Act
  • Indoor air quality, comprising a discussion of applicable health benchmarks and methods for reducing exposure
  • Outdoor air pollution, containing a survey of air pollution sources, standards and methods to mitigate impacts
  • Epidemiology and toxicology of air pollution
  • Personal protective equipment for working in industrial settings
  • Building ventilation systems and their role in reducing air quality impacts
  • Mold inspection and remediation
  • Air sampling and quantitative procedures for determining concentrations of contaminants
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