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W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene


This course aims to provide an introductory course outlining the broad principles in occupational hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace. 

This course will be based on the revised course materials that were released by OHTA on 22nd August 2017. 

On completing this course successfully, the student will have a basic understanding of:

  • The value of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienist;
  • Workplace hazard recognition techniques;
  • Sources and potential routes of exposure;
  • Hazard evaluation, exposure assessment and measurement methods;
  • Methods of controlling exposure, and
  • Management of Occupational Hygiene programs.



Human Physiology

Chemical Hazards Recognition

Physical Hazards Recognition

Hazard Evaluation

Control of Hazard

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Other
Level: Principles
Training provider: Health Safety Environment Australia


Location Adelaide
Starts 08 Apr 2019 08:30
Ends 12 Apr 2019 16:00
Course leader Dr. Michael Tkaczuk
Places 15
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