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W502 Thermal Environment


W502 Thermal Environment

On completing this course successfully, the attendees will be able to identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment and to understand the nature of thermal strain on the body.

Attendees will also be able to make an assessment of the thermal environment through appropriate measurement and other means; to evaluate the likely risk from exposure to thermal stress and to suggest appropriate control approaches for the thermal environment.

This course aims to provide attendees with a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment on people and means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress.

Who should attend?
Personnel managing workplace safety and health, Workplace Safety and Health Professionals and Consultants.

Course Outline

  1. The Thermal Spectrum
  2. Principles
  3. Effects of Temperature Extremes
  4. Thermal Comfort
  5. Evaluation of Hot Environments
  6. Control of Hot Environments
  7. Thermal Surveys
  8. Evaluation of Cold Environments
  9. Control of Cold Environments

10. Approaches to Risk Assessment

Course Duration: 5 days
Time: 0900 - 1800 hours
Course Fee: SGD1,499 + 7% GST (Goods and Services Tax)

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

BOHS will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course.

This course is an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) as an elective module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.

Scheduled Date(s):

  • 23 - 27 October 2017

These dates above are provisional. For more information about the courses above, please email us at [email protected].

For more information on other BOHS approved courses, visit our website.


W502 Thermal Environment

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Thermal Environment
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: IOM Singapore Pte Ltd


Location IOM Singapore, 30 Raffles Place, Chevron House, #17-00 Singapore 048622
Starts 12 Mar 2018 09:00
Ends 16 Mar 2018 18:00
Course leader Dr Michael Riediker
Places 16
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