ASP – Domain 6 | Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health

Domain 6 covers about 12.59% of the ASP Exam, which is equivalent to about 25 questions.

Knowledge of:

  1. Sources of biological hazards (e.g., viral, bacterial, parasitic, fungus, and mold)
  2. Protocol for bloodborne pathogen control
  3. Mutagens, teratogens, and carcinogens
  4. Chemical hazards (e.g., sources, assessment, control strategies, symptoms, and target organs)
  5. Exposure limits (e.g., Threshold Limit Value [TLV], Short-term exposure limits [STEL], Time-Weighted Average [TWA], Ceiling Limit, Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health [IDLH], and Action Level [AL])
  6. Routes of entry (e.g., inhalation, ingestion, absorption, and injection)
  7. Acute and chronic exposures (e.g., additive effect, synergistic effect, antagonistic effect, and potentiation effect)
  8. Noise
  9. Radiation
  10. Heat and cold stress

Skill to:

  1. Conduct exposure assessment

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