- Surroundings in which an organization operates
including air, water, land, natural resources, flora
and fauna, human and their interrelationship.
5 key of environment receptors:
Important of environment
- A group of organisms
interrelated by the fact that
each member of the group
feeds upon on the one below it
and is in turn eaten by the
organism above it in the chain.
- is a community of living organisms
(plants, animals and microbes) in
conjunction with the non-living
components of their environment
(things like air, water and mineral
soil), interacting as a system.
What is air pollution ?
- Air pollution occurs when the air contains gases, dust, fumes or odor in
harmful amounts which could be harmful to the health or comfort of
humans and animals or which could cause damage to plants and
pollutants produced by human activity :
Combustion Engine Exhaust
Effects of green house
The thinnest ozone layer
is the contamination of water bodies are pollution occurs
when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into
water bodies without adequate treatment to remove
caused by the presence of xenobiotic
(human-made) chemicals or other
alteration in the natural soil environment.
What is noise?
- Unwanted sound or undesirable by listener.
- personal monitoring
Sound level meter
Ear canal cap
Factory and Machinery Act 1989 (Noise Exposure)
A permissible exposure limit is established.
Method of compliance is by engineering or
Initial and ongoing monitoring is specified for
employees exposed above the action limit.
Employees must be provide hearing protection when
exposed above the PEL.
An audiometric testing program must be provide for all
employees who exposed above the action limit.
What is heat stress?
- Environment is too hot, the body is not able to cool
Type of heat stress
Wear light-colored, loose-fitting, breathable
clothing such as cotton.
Take a breaks.
Provides water to workers.
Wet Bulb Global Temperature (WBGT)
What is dust?
- consists of particles in the atmosphere that come from