Ace the Basics of Industrial Hygiene: An Interactive Quiz

This assessment is designed to test your understanding and knowledge of various aspects of industrial hygiene – from exposure and hazard control strategies to biological hazards, noise controls, and more. As you navigate this quiz, you’ll encounter questions about key principles, best practices, regulations, and guidelines influencing a healthy and safe work environment.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting your journey in the field, this quiz will serve as a learning tool to strengthen your foundational knowledge. Let’s get started and see how well you grasp industrial hygiene concepts! Good luck!

Industrial Hygiene Quiz


Why are exposure control strategies (administrative, work practices, and PPE) less effective in preventing injuries than hazard control strategies (elimination, substitution, and engineering/design controls?

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OSHA recommends temperature control in the range of _____ Fahrenheit and humidity control in the range of _____.

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Which of the following are formed when material from a volatilized solid condenses in cool air.

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Which of the following is the most common route of exposure?

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Which of the following "Hierarchy of Controls" strategies focuses on removing the source of that hazard?

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A hearing conservation program is required if exposure to the "action level" of _____ is experienced by employees.

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Which of the following is NOT effective in reducing vibration hazards?

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Each of the following is a factor in determining if a chemical is hazardous, EXCEPT ____.

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Which of the following biological agents is usually associated with consumption of preserved foods?

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Which of the following air contaminants can lead to cancer after many years?

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Biological hazards include all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Areas of interest for industrial hygienists include _____.

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Which of the following is an example of an engineering control to reduce the noise level of a machine?

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Which of the following is a highly contagious disease unique to humans?

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Each of the following is a physical health hazard of interests to industrial hygienists, EXCEPT _____.

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