August 19 - August 26, 2022

Course Overview

  • Describe how exposure to hazardous substances arises in the workplace
  • Build on knowledge of the methodologies and technologies available to control exposures and reduce risks to health

Learning Outcomes

*Select control strategies and optimize control solutions for airborne contaminants; Recognize the range of approaches to risk reduction embodied in the hierarchy of control and select appropriate strategies for implementation

*Elements of a local exhaust ventilation system, recognize typical installations, know how to carry out the measurements to assess effectiveness and whether operating to the design specification

*Limitations of local exhaust hoods and enclosures and the means to optimize their effectiveness; knowledge of how personal protective equipment programmes may be used effectively

*Impact that control measures may have on other workplace hazards and understand how to take a holistic approach to the design of control solutions.

Course Content

*Workplace Control Principles and Design Control Strategies

*Understanding sources of Contaminants and Process Design and Principles

*Ventilation Systems; Principles of Containment

*Personal Protective Equipment

*Administrative Elements and Practical Applications of Control Strategies