Work shouldn't be bad for your health, but it can be. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners help create safe and healthy workplaces in all industries by identifying health and hygiene hazards.
In this course, Hazardous Materials and Occupational Hygiene you will learn about common and significant health hazards at work and how to manage them. You will discover the main players involved in occupational hygiene and what each of them does. By going through a comprehensive description of different hazards and related control measures, you will gain insight into how to keep workers from being exposed to dangerous substances and forces.
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You Will Learn How To:
- 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.
Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also supported.
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)