What's an Industrial Hygienist?

Industrial Hygienists are public health scientists committed to protecting the health and safety of people in the workplace and the community. Industrial hygienists help ensure a healthy working environment by evaluating workplace conditions and implementing protective control measures.

What is an Industrial Hygienist?

Most often, Industrial Hygienists specialize in industries where the majority of the employees are exposed to a potentially hazardous environment. Industrial Hygienists must be familiar with the industrial hazards for which they hold responsibility. Depending on the specialization of the Industrial Hygienist, these hazards may include: exposure monitoring, chemical hygiene, thermal stress, noise, radiation, biological hazards, etc.