Upon completion of the Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene course, you will be able to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control physical, chemical, ergonomic, and biological hazards within your workplace.
Who should attend?
The course is designed for safety, health, environmental, and management personnel who have industrial hygiene responsibilities, but limited training or experience in industrial hygiene.
What you’ll learn:
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene is an essential course to take if you are concerned about the safety, health and general well-being of your co-workers and hazards that could affect them. This course develops your understanding of industrial hygiene terminology, principles and practices by examining four key processes in an effective industrial hygiene effort — anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control. Discussions on when to use a qualified/certified industrial hygienist are held throughout the course. Coursework focuses on industrial hygiene hazards and controls in general industry. Certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
- Anatomy & physiology
- Recognition of chemical & physical hazards
- Recognition of ergonomic & biological hazards
- Hazard evaluation
- Evaluation of chemical & biological hazards
- Evaluation of physical & ergonomic hazards
- Hazard control
- Case study
- Program planning
Student Contact Hours: 28
Course Materials Include: Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Student Materials
Course Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm