Learn about the Workplace Environment and Health

Learn about the Workplace Environment and Health

The Science of Occupational Hygiene

We promote Occupational Hygiene as the science-based discipline for identifying, assessing and controlling exposure to harmful substances in the workplace. Occupational Hygienists help with the understanding of health hazards on worker health and advise on controlling the risks by designing out the hazards.

What is Occupational Hygiene?

History of Occupational Hygiene

Learn about the critical milestones in the history of the development occupational hygiene.

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Career in Occupational Hygiene

Find out about the requirements of starting a career in Occupational Hygiene.

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The Benefits

This video outlines some of the reasons Occupational Hygiene is important in preventing workplace ill health.

Featured Qualifications

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Control of Hazardous Substances W505

The course aims to describe how exposure to hazardous substances arises in the workplace and to introduce the methodologies and technologies available to control exposures and thereby reduce risks to health.

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Measurement of Hazardous Substances W501

This course provides you with a sound understanding of the techniques for assessing exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace and with an understanding of how exposure information can be used to assess risk.

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Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene W201

This course aims to provide an introductory course outlining the broad principles in occupational hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace.

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Thermal Environment W502

This course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment on people, and the means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress

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Noise – Measurement and Its Effects W503

To provide you with an understanding of the nature of noise hazards in the workplace and the effects of noise on people. It also details the approach to carrying out noise assessments in the workplace and the general environment.

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Asbestos and Other Fibres W504

This course aims to enhance your knowledge of occupational hygiene practice concerning fibrous dusts. The module concentrates on asbestos, but other fibres, e.g. machine made mineral fibres, aramids, carbon, etc., which are increasingly finding uses in industry are also covered.

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