Career of the Month

Sullivan, Megan
September 2009
Science Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p66
Academic Journal
The article features Mark Nicas, an industrial hygienest for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). He used to be a laboratory technician in an academic cancer research center. He was reportedly drawn to the field of industrial hygiene because he views it as a combination of politics, science and service to others. An industrial hygienest finds health hazards in workplaces and recommend measures for controlling them. Nicas offers advice to students considering a career in industrial hygiene.


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