Human factors toxicologist

Julie M. Urban, Curt C. Braun, Jeanne L. Weaver

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Abstract

Toxicology is a relatively new science in which much work is needed. The human factors professional is uniquely qualified to contribute to this field in a variety of ways. On a long-term basis, the work of the human factors professional is needed for a) the development of appropriate testing procedures to identify situations of unknown exposure, and b) the monitoring of research on the effects of specific toxins to serve the basis of legal exposure standards. There is also an immediate need for the human factors professional's knowledge of systems integration, design, and training to protect the human from the toxins to which he/she may be currently exposed in a variety of environments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)572-574
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the Human Factors Society
Volume1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992
EventProceedings of the Human Factors Society 36th Annual Meeting. Part 2 (f 2) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Duration: Oct 12 1992Oct 16 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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