Chapter 11. Design of Exposure Measurement Surveys and their Statistical Analyses

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Hans Kromhout,
  2. Martie van Tongeren and
  3. Igor Burstyn

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch11

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kromhout, H., van Tongeren, M. and Burstyn, I. (2005) Design of Exposure Measurement Surveys and their Statistical Analyses, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075



  • design;
  • measurement;
  • compliance;
  • limitations;
  • professional practice


The prelims comprise:

  • Overview

  • Setting priorities: why measure exposures?

  • Exposure variability

  • Non-detectable exposures

  • Compliance with exposure limits

  • Efficient measurement strategies for hazard control

  • Measurements for epidemiological studies

  • Identifying determinants of exposure

  • Understanding exposure to mixtures

  • Exposure surveys and models for risk assessment

  • Summary of recommendations

  • References