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Professional Safety Academy

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

Starting at: $185.00

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.

Times: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Place: Safety Council of Northwest Ohio
Cost: Members $185.00 per person, Non-Members $285.00 per person