University of Leuven and Odisee University College, Belgium
You will learn about chemical, physical and biological hazards in the workplace and the factors that may lead to identification of harmful risks. These are based on estimation models, measurement strategies and methods. In addition, examination of data to relevant legislation and standards, including limits, will be looked at. You will formulate recommendations for control measures to prevent or minimise exposure, use of personal protective equipment and information and training of workers. At the end of the course, you have the necessary knowledge and skills to use in real work situations, in consultation with other prevention and safety specialists such as safety engineers, occupational physicians, ergonomists, psychologists and environmentalists, to take the necessary preventive measures that lead to better hygiene and health at work.
This training from the University of Leuven is in conjunction with Odisee University and the Belgian Society of Occupational Hygiene (BSOH).
You can follow this course in attendance or in blended learning.
This course contains hands-on training teachers with an academic background and speakers from the field with years of experience.
At least 280 hours of training.
Start Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
End date: June 2018
More information can be found in the following links (in Dutch):
Belgian Society of Occupational Hygiene (in Dutch, French and English):
|School/Faculty/Department||Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Care|
|Scholarships and Awards:||http://www.kuleuven.be/kuleuven|
|Course Prevention Advisor Level 1: Occupational Hygiene||Full-time distance learning||1.5 years|