Posted: June 13th, 2022

IH FINAL

1) Please solve the following problem, indicating your response on a Word document and submitting the document via File Upload.

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
IH FINAL
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

 

Using the following formula, solve the problem below, and show your work.

TWA = CaTa + CbTb + … + CnTn
                                8

TWA = Time-Weighted Average
Ca = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “a
Ta = Time of sampling period “a
Cb = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “b”
Tb = Time of sampling period “b
Cn = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “n“, where “n” is the last of a series of contaminants
Tn = Time of sampling period “n

Note: All concentrations are in parts contaminant per million parts of air or milligrams of contaminant per cubic meter of air.

Air Sampling Problem: You are an industrial hygienist that is conducting personal sampling on a worker who is overseeing a production process involving use of toluene (Note: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a Permissible Exposure Limit of 200 parts per million (ppm)). You are able to measure the following exposures:

500 ppm for 1 hour
100 ppm for 4 hours
225 ppm for 3 hours

What is the calculated TWA? What would you tell plant management in terms of exposure to toluene and compliance with the PEL?

  1.  

    2) You are an industrial hygienist conducting personal sampling on a worker who is overseeing a production process involving use of acetone (Note: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a Permissible Exposure Limit of 1000 parts per million (ppm) of acetone). You are able to measure the following exposures:

    700 ppm for 3 hours
    1300 ppm for 2 hours
    900 ppm for 3 hours

    What is the calculated TWA? What would you tell plant management in terms of exposure to acetone and compliance with the PEL?

     

Expert paper writers are just a few clicks away

Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.

Calculate the price of your order

You will get a personal manager and a discount.
We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00
Live Chat 1 7633094299EmailWhatsApp

Order your essay today and save 15% with the discount code WELCOME