4777.01 Practice of occupational safety or industrial hygiene definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "The practice of industrial hygiene" means the anticipation, prevention, recognition, evaluation, elimination, and control of environmental, biological, chemical, physical, and ergonomic factors and stresses arising in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers or the general public.

(B) "Certified Industrial Hygienist" or "CIH" means a person who meets the requirements of division (A) of section 4777.03 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Certified Associate Industrial Hygienist" or " CAIH" means a person who meets the requirements of division (B) of section 4777.03 of the Revised Code.

(D) "The practice of occupational safety" means the preservation of human and material resources through the systematic application of education, chemistry, physics, biological, ergonomic, psychological, physiological, and management principles for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazardous systems, conditions, and practices in the workplace and developing, implementing, and administering programs to alleviate those hazards.

(E) "Certified Safety Professional" or "CSP" means a person who meets the requirements of division (C) of section 4777.03 of the Revised Code.

(F) "Associate Safety Professional" or "ASP" means a person who meets the requirements of division (D) of section 4777.03 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4777.01

History. Effective Date: 09-24-1999; 06-30-2006