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W201 Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene

Description

Industrial diseases have been recognised for more than 2000 years but they remain a problem today. The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) defines Occupational Hygiene as:

 

'The discipline of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling health hazards in the working environment with the objective of protecting worker health and well-being and safeguarding the community at large.'

 

Occupational hygiene, therefore, focuses essentially on a preventative approach through the minimisation of exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents in the work environment and the adoption of good ergonomic practices.

Topics


· Introduction

· Human physiology

· Chemical hazards recognition

· Physical hazards recognition

· Hazards evaluation

· Control of hazards

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Other
Level: Principles
Training provider: IOM Consulting Ltd

Info

Location Edinburgh
Starts 10 Jun 2019 09:00
Ends 14 Jun 2019 18:00
Course leader Sheila Groat
Places 12
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