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Role of occupational hygienist, identification and assessment of workplace health hazards, health exposure routes. Foundation level training for health and safety professionals.

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  1. 1. Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene<br />International Module W201<br />Foundation Level<br />
  2. 2. Courseaims<br />To provide a practical understanding of occupational hygiene for people who need to manage or advise on workplace health issues<br />To provide a foundation from which to undertake more in-depth study in individual occupational hygiene subjects<br />To inform and enthuse students about the contribution of occupational hygiene to worker health<br />
  3. 3. You willlearnto<br />Value occupational hygiene in improving worker health and understand the role of the occupational hygienist<br />Understand health hazards encountered in the workplace and identification techniques (foundation level)<br />Identify sources and potential routes of occupational exposure (foundation level)<br />Understand the basics of which exposure assessment, measurement processes, and control methods we use (foundation level)<br />Manage occupational hygiene programmes in your work environment<br />
  4. 4. Thiscourseissuitablefor<br />Health and safety professionals <br />Occupational health specialists (including physicians and nurses)<br />Other specialists wishing to interface on workplace health issues (e.g. acoustics, ergonomics, human factors, occupational psychology, work, organisation, bio safety, acoustics, engineering, or analytical chemistry)<br />
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