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W201 Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene

Description

This is an introductory course outlining the broad principles of occupational hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace. It aims to provide a practical understanding of occupational hygiene for people who need to manage or advise on workplace health issues in their employment. The course will provide a foundation for students who wish to undertake more in-depth study in individual occupational hygiene subjects and will inform and enthuse students about occupational hygiene.

On successful completion of this module the student should have a basic understanding of:

  • The value of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienist
  • The range of health hazards encountered in the workplace
  • Hazard recognition techniques
  • Sources and potential routes of occupational exposure
  • Exposure assessment and the measurement processes involved
  • Methods of controlling exposure
  • The management of occupational hygiene programmes

Topics

• BASIC PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY 

• TARGET ORGANS 

• LEGAL ASPECTS 

• INORGANIC MATERIALS 

• ORGANIC MATERIALS 

• BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Other
Level: Principles
Training provider: GCG Health, Safety and Hygiene

Info

Location AUSTRALIA, Townsville
Starts 03 Apr 2017 08:00
Ends 07 Apr 2017 15:00
Course leader Dustin Bennett
Places 6
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