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OHTA W501 – Measurements of Hazardous Chemical Substances

Description

Aims

This course aims to:

Provide the student with a sound understanding of the 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

On completing this course successfully, the student will be able to:

·   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 Format

Normally run as a 5-day taught course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

There will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.

Topics

                                       Content

Topic

Title

Time Allocation

1

Risk Assessment

20%

2

Air Sampling Theory and Practice

20%

3

Air Sampling Equipment

20%

4

Sample Analysis

5%

5

Hygiene Standards

15%

6

Biological Monitoring

10%

7

Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results

10%

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Hazardous Substances
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Apex Environmental cc

Info

Location On-line Real time ( GMT+2 ) delivery and attendance
Starts 19 Apr 2021 08:30
Ends 26 Apr 2021 16:00
Course leader Naadiya Nadasen Registered Occupational Hygienist (SAIOH)
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