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Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

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This four-day course covers 15 topics and examines four key processes in an effective industrial hygiene effort: anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control. You'll be brought up to speed on anatomy and physiology, as well as chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards in the workplace. Taught in an interactive format supported by case studies, group discussions and hands-on equipment demonstrations, this is an essential course, especially for those with limited industrial hygiene training or experience.

This course is one of the four needed to obtain the Advanced Safety Certificate.

Length: Four days

What you will learn:

  • How to distinguish chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards.
  • How to conduct an industrial hygiene needs analysis.
  • When to use a qualified/certified industrial hygienist.
  • Basic anatomy and physiology associated with routes of entry and toxicology.
  • Hazard evaluation techniques.
  • Emerging trends in combustible dust, hexavalent chromium, flavorings-related lung disease, bioterrorism, nanotechnology and pandemic influenza.
  • How to use essential monitoring equipment.

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.

Continuing Education Units:
Earn 2.6 CEUs; 4.0 Certification Maintenance Points from the American Board of Industrial Hygienists Association (Approval #03-2810)

For more information, call 605-361-7785 / 1.800.952.5539 or email us [email protected]

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