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Professional Safety Academy

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

Starting at: $225.00

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

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. 

Lunch will be provided.

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

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