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Professional Safety Academy

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Safety Council of Northwest Ohio                                                       8015 Rinker Pointe Court                                                                            Northwood, OH 43619

Starting at: $225.00

This course is designed for safety, health, environmental, and management personnel who have industrial hygiene responsibilities, but limited training or experience in industrial hygiene. It consists of four modules:

► Module 1: Introduction - Introduction to Industrial Hygiene and Industrial Hygiene Concepts
► Module 2: Anticipation and Recognition – Particulate Matter, Gasses and Vapors, Noise
► Module 3: Evaluation - Exposure Assessment Concepts, Air Sampling for Particulate Matter, Air Sampling for Gases and Vapors
► Module 4: Control - Hierarchy of Controls, Principles of Ventilation, Personal Protective Equipment and Other Control Options

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

► Define basic terms and technical concepts integral to the practice of industrial hygiene.
► Explain how the practice of industrial hygiene fits within an environmental health and safety (EH&S) program
► Explain the differences between chemical (gases/vapors, dusts/mists/fumes), physical, and biological agents in the workplace.
► Identify occupational health hazards that may exist in the workplace including ergonomic, chemical, biological, radiological and physical hazards
► Calculate time-weighted averages.
► Convert between various units of exposure (for example, mg/m3 to ppm).
► Calculate and interpret noise exposures and doses.
► Identify the basic concepts of workplace exposure assessment.
► Describe the hierarchy of controls and how it applies to hazard control.
► Integrate various concepts into a broader occupational/ environmental health and explain the management of issues from the perspectives of anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control.

The Safety Council will provide lunch.

Six (6) Contact Hours
Cost: Members $225.00 per person
          Non-Members $325.00 per person

Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance and No-shows are responsible for the full registration fees. Substitutions may be made at any time.

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