This 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.
Note: Recommended prerequisite course: OSHA 510, OSHA 511, OSHA 5109 or OSHA 5119. Requires appropriate clothing for field exercise. It is also highly recommended to bring a calculator to class.
Travel plans must accommodate the course end time.
Course Number: FPM-40296
Other Credit: 3.2 CEUs, ABIH Credit 4.34 CM Points, BCSP Credit 3.2 COCs
Related Certificate Programs: Professional Safety and Health Officer
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9/21/2020 - 9/24/2020