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W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances

Description

OVERVIEW

This course describes the general approach to health risk assessment, including the role of atmospheric monitoring, selection of the appropriate equipment to measure specific airborne contaminants and devising a suitable sampling strategy.

OBJECTIVES

To provide attendees with an 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.

Attendees will also be able to present the results in a form that would be useful for health risk assessment purposes which will enable management to comply with relevant legislations.

Topics

COURSE OUTLINE

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

Training info

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

Info

Location Edinburgh
Starts 09 Mar 2020 09:00
Ends 13 Mar 2020 18:00
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