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W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances


On successful completion of this module 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. 


Risk Assessment

  • Air Sampling Theory and Practice

  • Air Sampling Equipment

  • Sample Analysis

  • Hygiene Standards

  • Biological Monitoring

  • Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results

  • Topics

    Intermediate course W501 Measurment of Hazardous Substances

    The course is a core module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate . It is designed to be delivered as a 5-day taught programme including student assessment. The student manual can be used as a free-standing reference for those wishing to study independently.

    Materials available for download include the syllabus, student manual, tutor guide, powerpoint slides, overnight and practical exercises

    Training info

    Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
    Approved by OHTA
    Category: Hazardous Substances
    Level: Intermediate
    Training provider: Gully Howard Technical Limited


    Location Portsmouth
    Starts 14 Oct 2019 09:00
    Ends 18 Oct 2019 12:00
    Course leader Phil Johns
    Places 12
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