July 25 - July 29, 2022

Course Overview

This Basic Principles Course provides core knowledge for an individual to develop a career in occupational hygiene.

It’s also suitable for people who simply need a better understanding of occupational hygiene, such as doctors, nurses, safety professionals, engineers and managers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Value occupational hygiene in improving worker health and understand the role of the occupational hygienist
  • Understand health hazards encountered in the workplace and identification techniques (foundation level)
  • Understand the basics of which exposure assessment, measurement process and control method to use (foundation level)
  • Manage occupational hygiene programmes in your work environment
  • Basic identification of sources and potential routes of occupational exposure including:
    • Chemical exposures
    • Noise
    • Thermal environment
    • Lighting
    • Radiation
    • Ergonomics
    • Behavioural science
    • Much more…

Course Content