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Steven Thygerson

Associate Professor
Public Health

2031 LSB
Provo, Utah 84602

(801) 422-1891

Teaching Interests

  • Occupational Health and Safety; Toxicology; Safety Management; Injury Prevention

Research Interests

  • Injury Prevention; Motor vehicle crashes; occupational injury prevention; occupational injury epidemiology; first aid and CPR

Memberships

  • American Public Health Association (APHA), 2010-Present
  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), 2006-Present
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), 2003-Present
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), 2002-Present

Courses Taught
Winter 2019

  • HLTH 324: Occupational Health & Safety Section 001
  • HLTH 426: Toxicology Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 014
  • IAS 369R: International Internship Prep Section 035

Fall 2018

  • HLTH 324: Occupational Health & Safety Section 001
  • HLTH 420: Injury & Violence Prevention Section 001
  • HLTH 426: Toxicology Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 007

Summer 2018

  • HLTH 688R: Field Experience Section 019

Spring 2018

  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 019

Publications

Journal Articles

Sanjel S, Khanal SN, Thygerson SM, Carter WS, Johnston JD, Joshi SK. 2017. Exposure to respirable silica among clay brick workers in Kathmandu valley, Nepal. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/19338244.2017.1420031

Merrill RM, Thygerson SM, Palmer C. 2016. Risk of injury according to having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and comorbid mental illness. Pharmacopsychiatry. 49(2):45-50.

Johnston JD, Thygerson SM, Johnson MJ, Reading JC. 2013. Hand washing quality among biosafety level-2 research laboratory workers. Applied Biosafety. 18(3):116-121.

Steadman M, Bush J, Thygerson SM, Barnes MD. 2013. Graduated Driver Licensing Provisions: An Analysis of State Policies and What Works. Traffic Injury Prevention. <website>

Thomas A, Thygerson SM, Merrill RM, Cook L. 2012. Identifying Work-related Crashes in Multiple Data Sources. Traffic Injury Prevention. 13(4):348-354.

Merrill RM, Anderson A, Thygerson SM. 2011. Effectiveness of a worksite wellness program on health behaviors and personal health. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 53(9):1008-1012.

Thygerson SM, Merrill RM. 2011. Traffic Citations According to Selected Demographics, Behaviors, and Injury Severity Factors among Drivers Involved in Crashes in Utah. Chronicle for Professional Driver Educators. 58:16-25.

Thygerson SM, Merrill RM, Cook L, Thomas A. 2011. Comparison of factors influencing emergency department visits and hospitalization among drivers in work and nonwork-related motor vehicle crashes in Utah, 1999-2005. Accident Analysis & Prevention. 43(1):209-213.

Thygerson SM, Merrill RM, Cook L, Thomas A, Wu AC. 2011. Epidemiology of motor vehicle crashes in Utah. Traffic Injury Prevention. 12(1):39-47.

Book

Thygerson AL, Thygerson SM. 2011. CPR and AED. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. 58 p.

Thygerson AL, Thygerson SM. 2011. First Aid, CPR and AED: Advanced. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. 470 p.

Thygerson AL, Thygerson SM. 2011. First Aid, CPR, and AED: Standard. Sixthth ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. 150 p.

Presentations

Thygerson SM, Fabian L, Merrill RM. American Public Health Conference. Boston, MA. 2013 .