Occupational Safety and Health

What is Industrial Hygiene?

Industrial Hygiene is the science of protecting and enhancing the health and safety of people at work and in their communities. Health and safey hazards cover a wide range of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors. Those dedicated to anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling these hazards are known as Industrial Hygienists. They are professionals dedicated to the well being of people - at work, at home and in the community.

How much money can I make?

BCSP- Salary Survey Results

BLS Info for Occ. Health and Safety Specialists


President: Kirby Webb
Vice President: Rico Portuese

Advisor: Larry Shaw
Advisor Email: shawl@byui.edu
Dues: $10 annual fee payable to the AIHA. $15 annual fee payable to ASSE(These are professional societies that offer scholarships and plenty of networking and career opportunities)

Meets: Clarke 133 2:00 P.M. Thursday
Affiliation: American Industrial Hygiene, Association American Society of Safety Engineers

Connect with Alumni and Current Students

Website: http://www.byui.edu/societies/IndustrialHygiene/

Last updated January 2015