February 28 - March 05, 2022

Course Overview

To provide a sound understanding of techniques for assessing exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace and with an understanding of how exposure information can be used to assess risk

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 measurement processes
  • Methods of controlling exposure
  • The management of occupational hygiene programmes.

Course Content

1. Introduction

2. Human physiology

3. Chemical hazards recognition

4. Physical hazards recognition

5. Hazard evaluation

6. Control of hazard