Create a 10- to 15-slide PowerPoint presentation (not counting the title and reference slides) that provides an overview of industrial hygiene.
You may use the textbook,
· the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) booklet on industrial hygiene
· the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) website,
· and other sources as you see fit.
· Be sure to create a reference slide that cites all sources using APA format.
Include the following information in your presentation:
Ø Define industrial hygiene, and include information regarding the work of early pioneers in the field of industrial hygiene.
Ø Describe how the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 advanced the field of industrial hygiene.
Ø Discuss the major U.S. industrial hygiene organizations, such as OSHA, AIHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), and define their roles in industrial hygiene and the protection of workers from hazards in the workplace. (You may include foreign organizations if you are currently working outside of the United States.)
Ø Briefly describe the code of ethics for industrial hygienists.
Ø Explain the impact of federal regulations on workplace safety and health.
Ø Define the types of hazards addressed by industrial hygienists.
Ø Discuss the types of control methods used by industrial hygienists.
Ø Describe the role industrial hygiene plays in an injury and illness prevention program.
Ø Use the notes section within PowerPoint to create the dialogue or script that you would use when speaking to the audience about the information presented on each slide.
Ø Your PowerPoint presentation should be constructed using Times New Roman font, and the slides should not contain a font smaller than 30 points; 28 points should be the absolute minimum.
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