OH in further education
Universities and colleges conduct research and provide teaching in occupational hygiene
Many provide specialist occupational hygiene consultancy services and may have access to advance measurement and analysis technologies
Universities and colleges may
- Carry out research into health hazards, measurement techniques or control methods
- Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and lecture to doctors, nurses, safety officers, engineers etc, as a subsidiary subject
- Conduct occupational hygiene investigations within the university and sometimes externally as consultants
The career structure of lecturer, senior lecturer and professor is the same as for other university functions.
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