W502 Thermal Environment
W502 - THERMAL ENVIRONMENT
Aim: To provide the student with a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment
on people and the means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress.
On successful completion of this module the student should be able to:-
- · Identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment;
- · Understand the nature of thermal strain on the body;
- · Make an assessments of the thermal environment through appropriate measurement and other means;
- · Evaluate the likely risk from exposure to thermal stress;
- · Suggest appropriate control approaches for the thermal environment.
Normally run as a 5 day taught course including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination]. There will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.
1 The Thermal Spectrum 5%
2 Principles 10%
3 Effects of Temperature Extremes 10%
4 Thermal Comfort 5%
5 Evaluation of Hot Environments 15%
6 Control of Hot Environments 15%
7 Thermal Surveys 10%
8 Evaluation of Cold Environments 10%
9 Control of Cold Environments 15%
10 Approaches to Risk Assessment 5%
|Status:||This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
|Training provider:||Diamond Environmental Ltd|