Creative Use of Direct Reading Instruments

Heartland Center for Occupational Health & Safety

April 7, 2020  | Presented By: Tom Peters, PhD, CIH

Webinar Details

During this webinar, Dr. Peters will present on the use of direct reading instruments to assess workplace exposures. He will discuss various methods to handle data, such as hazard mapping and analysis of time-series data. The presentation will blend education and literature review.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize various types of direct reading instruments

  • Compare methods of displaying data from direct reading instruments

  • Relate data from direct reading instruments to exposure management decisions



Tom Peters, PhD, CIH, is a professor in Occupational and Environmental Health and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa. He specializes in developing novel sampling methods that can be applied to understand and control aerosols in the workplace and the environment.

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