W505 Control of Hazardous Substances
This course describes the ways in which exposure to hazardous substances arises in the workplace, and introduces the methodologies and technologies available to control exposures and thereby reduce risks to health.
On successful completion of this module, attendees should be able to describe how airborne contaminants are generated, the range of approaches to risk reduction, and the importance of design considerations in terms of the workplace, process and plant.
Attendees should be able to describe the principal elements of the exhaust ventilation system, recognising the limitations of local exhaust hoods and enclosures to optimise their effectiveness.
Attendees should also be able to recognise the impact of the control measures and to take a holistic approach to the design of control solutions.
Who should attend?
Personnel managing workplace safety and health, workplace safety and health professionals, and consultants and professionals who are involved in the management of hazardous substances.
- Hazardous Substances Uses and Processes
- Workplace Control Principles
- Process Design and Principles
- Ventilation Systems and Performance Assessment
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Administrative Elements
Minimum # of participants: 15/class
Course duration: 05 day classroom training
Attendees are assessed with a 40-question short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.
British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course.
This course is an accredited course by BOHS as an essential training for the foundation level qualification for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.
Whilst there is no pre-requisite for this course IELTS 4-5 is recommended to ensure quality comprehension of the subject matter.
Examination required: Yes
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- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 5 days
- Skill level HSE Knowledge Level
- Language English
- Students 2
- Assessments Yes