IH 1: Describe patterns and mechanisms of occupational/environmental diseases
based upon interpretation of epidemiologic evidence and knowledge of
toxicological/physiological interaction of hazardous agents with the human body.
IH 2: Recognize and identify sources of chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic
stressors, and describe qualitative and quantitative aspects of the generation of
IH 3: Design programs to reduce or eliminate occupational and environmental
hazards, including the recommendation and evaluation of engineering,
administrative, and personal protective equipment controls.
IH 4: Select and use appropriate strategies and methods for quantitative and
qualitative exposure assessment, and apply statistical principles to the collection
and interpretation of industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental data.
IH 5: Communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, with the public, and
with professional peers concerning health and safety.
IH 6: Interpret and apply relevant occupational and environmental regulations and
IH 7: Understand ethical responsibilities and the impacts of professional practice in the
organizational, societal, and global contexts of public health.
IH 8: Understand and promote business, managerial, leadership, teamwork, and
cultural practices and systems applicable to developing and sustaining
occupational/environmental health and safety programs.
IH 9: Demonstrate research and critical thinking skills necessary to maintain and
enhance one’s professional competence throughout one’s career.
IH 10: Identify vulnerable populations at disparate risk of adverse occupational and/or
environmental health outcomes based upon societal inequalities.
Reformulated outcomes approved by OEH faculty July 13, 2018; approved by Industrial
Hygiene Constituent Committee August 10, 2018