W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene Course

W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene (BPOH) Training Course is an internationally recognised five-day foundation course outlining the principles of occupational hygiene as the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of hazards encounterable in the workplace. Upon successful completion of the independently marked exam, trainees will receive a certificate of completion from the Occupational Hygiene Training Association.

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

Regardless of your industry, the BPOH course can be an important step in understanding the role of occupational hygiene in the workplace and understanding recent developments in airborne contaminants such as respirable crystalline silica and coal dust.

Approved Training Provider for W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene Training Course

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).

This course covers the basics of occupational hygiene which can be applied to any workplace, making it relevant to all industries.

Should you be in the mining, manufacturing or construction industry, the course will help you gain an understanding of some of the airborne contaminants currently in focus including respirable crystalline silica and coal.

Topics Covered

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

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, participants will understand:

  • 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

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