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Dr. Thomas Fuller

Department of Health Sciences
Felmley 306C
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Dr. Thomas P. Fuller is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional with over 35 years of experience in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, infection control, environmental management, and public health. He has experience in healthcare, nuclear power plants, labor organizations, biopharmaceutical labs, manufacturing, and universities. Dr. Fuller is a member since 2002, and a past Chair, of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Nonionizing Radiation Committee. He is also a member of the Health Care Working Group, Publications Committee, and a founding member of the AIHA Pandemic Planning Team. He is the Vice-Chair of the International Affairs Committee and AIHA Ambassador to France. He is also a member of Workplace Health Without Borders. Dr. Fuller is a Contributing Editor for the American Journal of Nursing, on the board of directors of Health Educators, Inc., and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the National Safety Council. Dr. Fuller is a past President of the Board of Directors of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. Dr. Fuller was recently admitted to the International Commission on Occupational Health.

Research Interests & Areas

Professor Fuller expands understanding and awareness of occupational safety and health through a variety of research areas including global safety management, workplace violence control, nonionizing radiation, infection control, and industrial hygiene.

Other Work Environment/Industrial Hygiene

University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Lowell, Massachusetts

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Fuller, T. Personal Protective Equipment: Patient and Worker Safety. William Charney (EDs), Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acquired Infections. CRC Press, Taylor Francis Group (2012): 239-254.

Conference Proceeding

Fuller, T., Grieshaber, C., & Marshal, C. Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Tattoo Artists. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Journal Article, Professional Journal

Byrns, G., & Fuller, T. The risks and benefits of chemical fumigation in the healthcare environment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) 8.2 (2011)


Evaluation and Control of Ultraviolet Radiation in Healthcare. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition. American Industrial Hygiene Association. (2012)
Hospital Cleaning. Conference on the Epidemic of Medical Errors & Hosptial Acquired Infections in the US and Canada: the Systemic Causes. Ontario Council of Hospital Unions. (2012)
Demographic Analysis of Body Modification Professionals and Overview of Occupational Hazards. Annual cConference and Exposition of the Association of Professional Piercers. Association of Professional Piercers.
Issues, Insights, and Directions of the Body Modification Profession. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Nonionizing Radiation. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition. American Industrial Hygiene Association.
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