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W502 - Thermal Environment

Description

Topics

1.The Thermal Spectrum

  • 1.1 Extreme Temperatures
  • 1.2 Moderate Temperatures

2. Principles

  • 2.1 Heat Stress
  • 2.2 Heat strain
  • 2.3 Homeostasis
  • 2.4 Thermal Regulation including Feedback and Control Mechanisms
  • 2.5 Physiological Responses to Hot Environment
  • 2.6 Physiological Responses to Cold Environments
  • 2.7 Heat Production and Heat Exchanges with the Surroundings
  • 2.8 The Heat Balance Equation - Definitions of Terms
  • 2.9 Metabolic Heat Production and Efficiency
  • 2.10 Sensible Heat Exchanges
  • 2.11 Latent Heat Loss
  • 2.12 Acclimatization

3 Effects of Temperature Extremes

  • 3.1 Effects of Excessive Heat Strain – Hot Environments
  • 3.2 Effects of Excessive Heat Strain – Cold Environments
  • 3.3 Predisposing Factors

4. Thermal Comfort

  • 4.1 Thermal Comfort
  • 4.2 Scales for Subjective Evaluation of Comfort
  • 4.3 Actual Ideal Indoor Environments
  • 4.4 An Introduction to the Work of Fanger

5. Evaluation of Hot Environments

  • 5.1 The Use of Heat Stress Indices
  • 5.2 Effect of Heat Stress
  • 5.3 Effective and Corrective Effective Temperatures
  • 5.4 Heat Stress Index
  • 5.5 Required Sweat Rate (PHS)
  • 5.6 WBGT

6.Control of Hot Environments

  • 6.1 Personal Factors Mitigating Against ‘Hot’ Work
  • 6.2 A Simple Introduction to Control by Engineering and Organisational Measures
  • 6.3 Hot Surfaces

      7. Thermal

7.1 Measurement Equipment

  • 7.2 Survey
  • 7.3 Assessment of the Degree of Risk

8. Evaluation of Cold Environments

  • 8.1 Assessment Indices

9. Control of Cold Environments

  • 9.1 Personal Factors
  • 9.2 Engineering Controls
  • 9.3 Management Controls
  • 9.4 Clothing

10. Approaches to Risk Assessment

  • 10.1 AIOH Tiered Approach
  • 10.2 SA DoM&E Code of Practice for an Occupational Health Programme on Thermal Stress
  • 10.3 ACGIH Thermal Stress TLVs
  • 10.4 Quantitative & Qualitative Approaches
  • 10.5 Physiological Assessments


Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Thermal Environment
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Sustainable EHS LLP

Info

Location Vadodara, India
Starts 17 Feb 2019 00:00
Ends 21 Feb 2019 00:00
Course leader Utpal Bhavsar CIH, CSP
Places 12
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