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Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar

October 16, 2014
Room 114, Smith Hall 12:30 p.m.

*Pre-seminar reception at 12:15 p.m.

Mark Kosmowski

NYS Department of Labor
Rochester, NY

Industrial Hygiene: A Little Known Way for Chemists to
Practice Public Health by Promoting Employee Health Safety

A Senior Industrial Hygienist of NYS DoL, The College at Brockport Chemistry class of 1999, will discuss his current career as an industrial hygienist. Industrial hygiene is the practice of preventing employee disease due to chronic exposure to workplace hazards. An overview of industrial hygiene will be provided as well as a demonstration of a sound level meter and hot wire anemometer. Opportunities for hands on use of this equipment as well as personal air sampling systems and noise dosimeters will be provided as part of the seminar.