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W507 Health Effects of Hazardous Substances



Candidates will be introduced to toxicology, physiology and epidemiology and be able to identify chemical substances hazardous to health in their workplace and understand their harmful effects on target organs.


  • 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;

Training info

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


Location ONLINE (Perth, AUS)
Starts 21 Jun 2021 07:00
Ends 25 Jun 2021 15:00
Course leader Dr Elaine Lindars
Places 10
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