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W502 Thermal Environment

Description

OVERVIEW

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.

OBJECTIVES

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.

Topics

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

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 Consulting Ltd

Info

Location Edinburgh
Starts 10 Feb 2020 09:00
Ends 14 Feb 2020 17:30
Course leader Richard Graveling
Places 12
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