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W507 Health Effects of hazardous Substances


Hazardous Substances is a 5-day taught programme including student assessment. The course is highly interactive including practical exercises, case studies and workshops.

It isĀ an optional module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate and students will receive an Award of Successful Course Completion


On successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • provide definitions of commonly used toxicological terms;
  • describe the main routes by which hazardous substances can enter the body, and the factors which influence their absorption, distribution, storage and elimination;
  • describe the main sources of information on hazardous substances and processes;
  • describe the main features of the principal target organs affected by hazardous substances at work, and the factors which influence the degree of harm;
  • describe the main routes of exposure and toxic and health effects for hazardous substances commonly encountered in the workplace.
  • basic interpretation of the results from epidemiological studies

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Hazardous Substances
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Gully Howard Technical Limited


Location Portsmouth
Starts 17 Sep 2018 09:00
Ends 21 Sep 2018 12:00
Course leader Paul Humphrey/Phil Johns
Places 15
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