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W507– Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

Description

Topics

1. Introduction of Toxicology

1.1 Introduction and historical perspective

1.2 Some basic toxicological term and concepts

2.Type of Health Effects

             2.1 Asphyxiation

             2.2 Irritation

             2.3 Narcosis

             2.4 Systemic toxicity

             2.5 Genotoxicity and carcinogenicity

             2.6 Sensitisation (Allergic reaction)

             2.7 Reproductive effects

3. Basic Human Biology and Target Organs

             3.1 Respiratory system

             3.2 The skin

             3.3 Nervous system

             3.4 Circulatory system

             3.5 Liver

             3.6 Kidney

             3.7 Reproductive system

4. Basic Toxicokinetics

             4.1 Absorption

             4.2 Distribution and storage

             4.3 Metabolism

             4.4 Excretion

5. Dose Response Curves and Toxicity Testing

             5.1 Introduction to dose-response curves

             5.2 Toxicity testing

6. Epidemiology

             6.1 Introduction

     6.2 Reasons for undertaking epidemiological studies

         6.3 Types of epidemiological studies

7. Overview of Health Effects

             7.1 Introduction

             7.2 Gases

             7.3 Organic solvents and vapours

             7.4 Other selected organic liquid

             7.5 Metals and metal compounds

             7.6 Dusts and particulate materials

             7.7 Mineral fibres

8.Common Industrial Processes

             8.1 Introduction

             8.2 Material handling

             8.3 Working with metals

8.4 Surface coating and treatment of metals

8.5 Soldering and brazing

             8.6 Degreasing

             8.7 Painting

9. Specific Industry Profiles

             9.1 Introduction

9.2 Smelting and refining of iron and steel

9.3 Foundries

9.4 Mining and quarrying

9.5 Oil and Petroleum

9.6 Pharmaceutical industry

10. Regulatory Consideration

             10.1 Risk and safety phrases

             10.2 sources of information

11. Biological hazards

             11.1 Introduction to biological hazards

             11.2 Legionella and humidifier fever

             11.3 Blood borne disease

             11.4 Zoonoses


Training info

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

Info

Location Online
Starts 30 Sep 2020 18:30
Ends 11 Oct 2020 23:00
Course leader Utpal Bhavsar CIH, CSP
Places 20
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