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W 201 Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene


  • To provide practical understanding of Occupational Hygiene for people who need to understand, manage or advise on workplace health issues.
  • To provide a foundation from which to undertake more in-depth study in individual Occupational Hygiene Subjects
  • To inform and enthuse students about the contribution of Occupational Hygiene t worker health.
You will learn to
  • Value Occupational Hygiene in improving worker health and role of occupational hygienist
  • Understand health hazards encountered in the workplace and basic identification techniques
  • Identify sources and routes of  occupational exposures (fundamental level)
  • Understand basics of exposure assessment, measurement process and control methods
  • Basics of management of Occupational Hygiene program
This Course is suitable for
  • Health and Safety professionals
  • Occupational health physicians and nurses and other specialists
  • Others wishing to interface on workplace health issues like ergonomics, bio safety,  human factors, engineering etc.


  • History of Occupational Hygiene
  • Human Physiology and Industrial Diseases
  • Fundamentals of Toxicology
  • Examples of Hazardous Substances and Processes
  • Assessment of Health Risks
  • Measurement of Airborne contaminants
  • Standards and Occupational Exposure Limits
  • Biological Monitoring and Health Surveillance
  • General Approaches to Control of risks
  • Ventilation
  • Asbestos
  • Biological Hazards
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Thermal Environment
  • Lighting and Non Ionising radiation
  • Ionising Radiation
  • Introduction to Ergonomics
  • Behaviour and Culture
  • Work related Issues
  • Careers in Occupational Hygiene

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Hazardous Substances
Level: Principles
Training provider: Nayati International


Location On Line
Starts 06 Jun 2020 13:00
Ends 11 Jun 2020 18:00
Course leader Lalitha Burra
Places 20
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