OH2: Exposure assessment and hazard recognition

Module Description:

Aim

You will learn how to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control hazards and exposures at work that may affect workers health.Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

• Evaluate the work environment based on identified exposures

• Identify exposure hazards

• Develop appropriate sampling strategies

• Analyze and interpret measurement results

• Critically discuss results and draw conclusions

• Write occupational hygiene repor

Contents

• Fundamentals of occupational hygiene and occupational hazards

• Inhalation exposures such as gas, vapors, particles (chemical and biological)

• Skin exposures (chemical)

• Exposures to physical agents (noise, vibration, light, thermal stress, radiation, atmospheric pressure)

• Development of workplace measurement strategies and sampling

Dates and location

23–27 November and 7–11 December 2020 in Lausanne (plant visite in western part of Switzerland)

Registration Deadline

5 October 2020

Fee

CHF 6,800.–