May 09 - May 13, 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

  • Describe the general approach to health risk assessment, including the role of atmospheric monitoring
  • Select appropriate equipment to measure specific airborne contaminants and devise a suitable sampling strategy
  • Present the results in a form useful for health risk assessment purposes to enable management to comply with relevant legislation

Course Content

1. Risk Assessment

2. Air Sampling Theory and Practice

3. Air Sampling Equipment

4. Sample Analysis

5. Hygiene Standards

6. Biological Monitoring

7. Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results