Category Name > Energy & Environment

Overview

This course covers the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of health hazards in the workplace. Topics include anatomy, physiology, toxicology, exposure standards for noise, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemicals, and biological substances, along with exposure assessment and monitoring. These subjects will be discussed in relation to relevant regulatory requirements and international best practices using engineering and non-engineering controls for reducing or eliminating health hazards in the workplace.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:


Who Should Attend

TBA


Outline

Day 1

A brief introduction to Industrial Hygiene

Review of Human Anatomy and Physiology, as they apply to industrial hygiene:

Day 2

Industrial Hygiene Standards and Occupational Exposure (Toxicology)

   Occupational Health Risk Assessment

   Exposure Limit Calculations

Day 3

Measurement of Air Contaminants

   Noise and Vibration

Day 4

Thermal Environment

   Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation

   Industrial Ventilation

Day 5

Ergonomics and Human Factors

   Non-ventilation control of occupational health hazards (PPE, process/procedure design, and others)

Testing