Occupational Hygiene Awareness
Increasing industrial activity world-wide means that there are more people exposed to chemical and physical agents such as dusts, solvents and noise with the potential to cause work related diseases such as silicosis, cancer and noise induced hearing loss. New technologies also pose new risks.
Occupational hygiene focuses on a preventative approach through the minimisation of exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents in the work environment to achieve prevention of work related diseases.
This introductory course explains the importance of thinking about the health hazards in your workplace that could lead to work related diseases amongst workers. It will also provide information to help you identify these risks to health and how they can be effectively managed.
Who should attend?
This short course is suitable for anyone who would be interested to learn more about the importance of health risks in the workplace and how they can be managed including directors, managers, safety professionals and representatives.
1. Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
2. Fundamentals of Toxicology
3. Hygiene Standards and Occupational Exposure Limits
4. Risk Evaluation for Health Hazards
Candidates will be awarded a certificate of attendance in Occupational Hygiene Awareness.
This is an Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) accredited course.
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