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 report

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

31 October-04 November and 14-18 November 2022 in Lausanne (including a site visit in western part of Switzerland)

Registration Deadline

30 September 2022

Fee

CHF 6,800.–