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W502 Thermal Environment


W502 Thermal Environment

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

On completing this course, 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.

Who should attend?
Personnel managing workplace safety and health, workplace safety and health professionals and consultants.

Course Outline

· The Thermal Spectrum

· Principles of Thermal Environment

· Effects of Temperature Extremes

· Thermal Comfort

· Evaluation of Hot Environments

· Control of Hot Environments

· Thermal Surveys

· Evaluation of Cold Environments

· Control of Cold Environments

· Approaches to Risk Assessment

Continual Professional Development

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.

Pre-requisite and Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN)
Whilst there is no pre-requisite for this course, it is recommended that attendee is certified with the Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene (W201) certification. Ideally, a WPLN Level 5 or equivalent IELTS 5-6 would be recommended to ensure quality comprehension of the subject matter. 

Course Duration: 5 days

Time: 0900 - 1800 hours
Course Fee: SGD1,499 (subjected to 7% GST)


Scheduled Date(s):

  • 29 October – 2 November 2018

These dates above are provisional. For more information about the courses above, please email us at training@iom-world.sg.


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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 Singapore
Starts 29 Oct 2018 09:00
Ends 02 Nov 2018 18:00
Course leader Dr Richard Graveling
Places 20
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