4 days, 30 instructional hours
30 Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
30 MESH (Manager of Environmental Health and Safety) Hours
About This Event:
This course addresses industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Topics include permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, OSHA sampling procedures and strategy, workplace health program elements and other industrial hygiene topics. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and a safety and health program workshop.
This course is recommended for staff designated with the responsibility of managing safety and health in the workplace, safety commitee members, other personnel responsible for safety.
- Define terms relating to OSHA health requirements
- Recognize potential health hazards in the workplace
- Perform basic health hazard evaluations using OSHA sampling procedures
- Recommend suitable strategies for controlling hazardous conditions
- Describe the elements required for an effective workplace health program
Topics Covered Include:
- Compliance with air contaminant standards, hazard communication, hazardous waste standards, the asbestos standard, the bloodborne pathogens standard, the noise standard, the respiratory protection standard, and ventilation standards
- Air contaminant sampling, including detector tube sampling
- Air sampling laboratory
- Elements of a workplace health program
- Health hazard recognition
- OSHA ergonomic guidelines
Members of the Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center staff.