GCG is set to run a Basic Principles session in March, where attendees receive comprehensive training by our practical and down-to-earth Occupational Hygienists.

This session is being held on Brisbane’s Northside at GCG’s new office from Monday 19th – Friday 23rd of March. 

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If you are interested in attending one of the courses or would like to know more, call us at 1300 424 474 or contact us via the web.

W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene (BPOH) is an internationally recognised five-day foundation course that outlines extensive principles of Occupational Hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace.

Should you be based in mining, manufacturing or construction – this can be helpful in gaining an understanding of some of the current focus airborne contaminants such as respirable crystalline silica and coal dust.

If you are in another industry this course will also be beneficial to you, as it broadly covers the basics of Occupational Hygiene which can be applied to any workplace.

GCG is proud to be the approved training provider for this course, developed by Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) and supported by the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA).

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Like anything we do here at GCG, our hygienists will be bringing a practical and fun approach to the training.

If you are interested in attending one of the courses or would like to know more, call us at 1300 424 474 or contact us via the web.

The course has been specifically designed to equip people with a practical understanding of occupational hygiene and the ability manage or advise on workplace health issues.

The topics covered in W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene include:

  • Basic Principles of Toxicology
  • Target Organs
  • Legal Aspects
  • Inorganic Materials
  • Organic Materials
  • Biological Agents

On successful completion of this course, our Occupational Hygienists will have covered:

  • The value of occupational hygiene and the role of the Occupational Hygienist
  • The range of health hazards encountered in the workplace
  • Hazard recognition techniques
  • Sources and potential routes of occupational exposure
  • Exposure assessment and the measurement processes involved
  • Methods of controlling exposure
  • The management of occupational hygiene programmes

Understanding basic principles of occupational hygiene will help you learn to control and manage hazardous materials more effectively and contribute to a healthier and more productive workplace.

If you would like to join us or enquire more about this course, call us at 1300 424 474 or contact us via the web.

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