Trainer IOH Solutions Start Date 04 Nov 2024
Location Live Online
Online
Language English
Contact training@iohsolutions.com Places 10

4 – November 2024

Course Overview

The course is an optional module for the International Certificate in Occupational Hygiene (ICertOHTA). It is designed to be delivered as a 5-day taught programme, including student assessment. The student manual can be used as a free-standing reference for those wishing to study independently.

  • Extend knowledge of occupational exposure to fibrous dust used in industry (asbestos, machine-made mineral fibres, aramids, carbon, etc.).
  • Understand the health risks of asbestos and other fibres as well as the means of evaluation and control.
  • Apply these principles for asbestos consultants as well as OH professionals

Learning Outcomes

  • Extend knowledge of occupational exposure to fibrous dust used in industry (asbestos, machine-made mineral fibres, aramids, carbon, etc.).
  • Understand the health risks of asbestos and other fibres as well as the means of evaluation and control.
  • Apply these principles for asbestos consultants as well as OH professionals.
  • Conduct asbestos surveys: sampling, identifying bulk asbestos types by microscopic techniques and relevant safety requirements.
  • Adopt and recognise current good practices in the construction and use of enclosures for asbestos remediation and the use of decontamination units.
  • Understand all the principles of clearance testing, the requirements for measurement and appropriate techniques for post-remediation evaluation.
  • Conduct air sampling to determine airborne concentrations of asbestos and other fibres following recognised procedures, including microscopic counting techniques.
  • Advise on all techniques for safe management of asbestos in buildings following good practice.

Course Format

Online training

Course Content

Electronic.  IOH Solutions will provide all training material.




Note: any references made to standards and best practice documents are provided solely as guidance for candidates and may not represent the most current updates or publications.