|Nexam Pty Ltd
|04 Mar 2024
4 March – 14 March 2024
To provide students with a sound understanding of the techniques for assessing exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace and with an understanding of how exposure information can be used to assess risk.
On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:
• Describe the general approach to occupational chemical health risk assessment, including the role of atmospheric monitoring;
• Select appropriate equipment to measure specific airborne contaminants and devise a suitable sampling strategy;
• Present the results in a form useful for health risk assessment purposes to enable management to comply with relevant legislation.
It should be recognized that the format presented in this manual represents the views of the authors, contributors and or editors, and does not imply any mandatory process or format that must be rigidly observed. Presenters using this manual may well choose to alter the teaching sequence or course material to suit their requirements. In this regard the case studies are provided as illustrative examples and alternate case studies relevant to a particular industry may be used if desired.
- Chapter 1 Course Content
- Chapter 2 Risk Assessment
- Chapter 3 Occupational Exposure Limits
- Chapter 4 Air Sampling Theory and Practice
- Chapter 5 Dusts, Fumes and Mists: Health Effects and Sampling Methods
- Chapter 6 Gases and Vapours
- Chapter 7 Sample Analysis
- Chapter 8 Other Sampling Tools
- Chapter 9 Presentation of Results
- Chapter 10 Biological Monitoring