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Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene

Duration

 

4 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Target group

 

Health and Safety Professionals, Occupational Health Specialists (including Physicians and Nurses)
Prerequisites There are no educational pre-requisites for this course.
Objectives This course aims to provide an introduction which outlines the broad principles of Occupational Hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace. This course is intended for Health and Safety Professionals, Occupational Health Specialists (including Physicians and Nurses) who want a broader appreciation of how their role interfaces with other professions over health issues in the workplace.
Contents On successful completion of this module the student should have a basic understanding of:

• The value of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienist

• The range of hazards (physical and chemical) in the workplace

• Hazard recognition techniques

• Sources and potential routes of exposure

• Hazard evaluation, exposure assessment and the measurement processes

• Methods of controlling exposure

• The management of occupational hygiene programmes

Exam To pass the exam must be 75 % successful