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PSA - Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

Thursday, September 7, 2017
8:00 am12:00 pm
Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court, Northwood, OH 43619
PSA - Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

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.

Four (4) Contact Hours.
Cost: Members $185.00 per person
Non-Members $285.00 per person