OH1: Exposure-related health effects

Module Description:

Aim

People may be exposed to various contaminants in the workplace. A sound understanding of how people come in contact with these contaminants, how these substances enter the human body, and what effects they have is the essential basis for the daily work of occupational hygienists. In this module, students learn to evaluate health risks at the workplace.Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

• Find relevant information in literature and websites

• Determine where a biomonitoring survey is required

• Evaluate potential hazards and risks of known and unknown contaminants

Contents

• Exposure routes

• Health effects related to specific occupational exposures

• Dermal and respiratory health effects

• Biomonitoring

• Identification of relevant literature and databases

Dates and location

4 –8 May 2020 in Lausanne

Registration Deadline

30 March 2020

Fees

CHF 3 400.–