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W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances

Description

Aims 

Provide the student with a sound understanding of the techniques for assessing exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace and with an understanding of how exposure information can be used to assess risk.

Learning Outcomes 
On completing this course successfully 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.

Course Format 
Run as a 5 day taught on-line course including lectures, tutorials, practical/demonstration sessions, guided reading, overnight questions and on-line examination on the final day.

The written examination will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.

Topics

The W501 Module topics include ;-

Risk Assessment
Air Sampling Theory and Practice 
Air Sampling Equipment 
Sample Analysis 
Hygiene Standards 
Biological Monitoring 
Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results 

For the full course specification please refer to the W501 syllabus which can be found in the approved course materials section of the OH Learning webs site as a download.  

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Hazardous Substances
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Diamond Environmental Ltd

Info

Location On-line , Real time ( GMT ) delivery and attendance TBC
Starts 15 Feb 2021 09:00
Ends 19 Feb 2021 14:00
Course leader Mike Slater, DipOH, CFFOH.
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