Industrial Hygiene Basics Online - National Safety Council

The Course

One-day course
65 NSC CEUs
Member: $325
Nonmember: $425

Also Offered

Onsite Training

Upon completion of Industrial Hygiene Basics course, you’ll develop a basic understanding of industrial hygiene terminology and principles, as well as practical approaches for recognizing, evaluating and controlling common workplace industrial hygiene hazards.

What You Will Learn

Industrial Hygiene Basics is an essential course to take if you are concerned about the safety, health and general wellbeing of your co-workers and hazards that could affect them.

This is a one-day (.65 CEUs) course that introduces industrial hygiene terminology and principles, as well as practical approaches for recognizing, evaluating and controlling common workplace hazards: chemicals, noise, radiation, thermal stress, and biological and ergonomic stressors. We’ll discuss basic anatomy and physiology, toxicology, hazard control, and recognition and evaluation of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Toxicology
  • Recognition of chemical, physical biological and ergonomics hazards
  • Evaluation of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards
  • Hazard control

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for entry-level industrial hygiene technicians, safety professionals and anyone who has industrial hygiene responsibilities.

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