The OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene (OSHA #521) course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and use of sampling equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize basic industrial hygiene principles and practices, identify characteristics of common air contaminants, locate PELs, perform basic industrial hygiene calculations, and determine methods for hazard control and abatement.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsBloodborne pathogens +OSHA health standards+Respiratory protection+Hazard communication+Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)+Air contaminant standards+Detector tubes+Noise standards+Asbestos standards+Recordkeeping+Elements of a workplace health program+Confined space+Ventilation+Ergonomics+Permissible exposure limits+Engineering controls+OSHA sampling procedures and strategy
- Industrial Hygienists
- Safety Professionals
- Environmental Professionals
- Occupational Health Professionals
- Building Inspectors
- Hazardous Waste Managers
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