OHS 5 - Hazardous Materials & Industrial Hygiene

In this module, learners will be introduced to legislation regulating hazardous materials used and transferred in the workplace and the environment. During the class, learners will fully explore the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) requirements. Investigation of lead abatement and asbestos management and control options for their workplace application will be discussed. Participants will be introduced to the concepts for recognizing, identifying, monitoring, evaluating, and recommending control measures for common chemical and physical hazards in the workplace. The course will discuss the benefits of implementing an occupational hygiene program as well as exploring a wide range of hygiene topics including permissible levels, exposure limits, radiation, temperature and pressure extremes, asbestos contamination, and ventilation design. Learners will familiarize themselves with commonly used industrial hygiene monitoring devices such as noise level meters and gas testing.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore a wide range of hygiene topics including permissible levels & exposure limits
  • Learn how to recognize, identify, monitor, evaluate, and recommend control measures for common chemical and physical hazards in the workplace
  • Learn commonly used industrial hygiene monitoring devices such as noise level meters & gas testing
  • Introduction to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) requirements
Instructor: Price:
$765.00
Location:
Prince George
Session:
Winter 2017
Date & Time:
1 Dec 2017 to 4 Dec 2017
  • Class times: 8:00am-4:30pm
Registration Deadline:
November 21, 2017

Details

Course Materials

Course materials for each module will be provided in a downloadable, digital format. Students will be provided a web link and access information for their program after they have registered and paid. Furthermore, they may or may not be required to print these documents and bring them to class. It is recommended that students use a laptop to view the course materials during class.