Hazardous Materials and Occupational Hygiene examines health hazards at work - both common and significant - and how to manage those hazards. The course examines the main players involved in occupational hygiene and their role. Through a comprehensive examination of different hazards and related control measures, students gain insight into how to keep workers from exposure to dangerous substances and forces.
- Identify common occupational hygiene problems and how to handle them within the OH&S regulatory framework
- Explain the specific safety challenges of confined space entry
- Distinguish between regulated exposure limits for different substances, and apply the hierarchy of controls to specific hazards
- Define different types of chemical, physical, and biological health hazards, how workers can be exposed to them, and the effects they can have
Who should attend:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety, and small employers that want to ensure OH&S practices are being implemented in their organization.
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Textbook: Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6
(You will use this book for all of the courses)