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W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances

Description

W501 MEASUREMENT OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (INCLUDING RISK ASSESSMENT)

Location: IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 5 days

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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Personnel managing workplace safety and health, workplace safety and health professionals, and consultants and professionals who are involved in the management of hazardous substances.

COURSE OUTLINE

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

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Attendees are assessed with a 40-question short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.

CERTIFICATION

Attendees who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate from BOHS.

This course is a core module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate and an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). 

Topics

W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances

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 29 Oct 2018 09:00
Ends 02 Nov 2018 18:00
Course leader Sheila Groat
Places 12
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