August 07 - August 10, 2023

Course Overview

To provide an introductory course outlining the broad principles of Occupational Hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • The value of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienist;
  • The range of hazards [physical and chemical] in the workplace;
  • Hazard recognition techniques;
  • Sources and potential routes of exposure;
  • Hazard evaluation, exposure assessment and the measurement processes;
  • Methods of controlling exposure;
  • The management of occupational hygiene programmes.

Course Content

1. Introduction

2. Human Physiology

3. Chemical Hazards

4. Physical Hazards

5. Hazard Evaluation

6. Control of Hazards