Trainer Q Safe for Technical and Professional Training WLL Start Date 28 Jul 2024
Location Qatar
Bldg 44 2nd Floor Office No. 206, Al Difaaf St 893 Zone 38 Al Sadd Doha Qatar
Language English
Contact Places 5

28 July – 01 August 2024

Course Overview

This course aims to:

Provide the student 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.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course successfully, the student will be able to:

  • describe the general approach to 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.

Course Format

Normally run as a 5-day taught course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

A multi-choice question (MCQ) examination will be held on day-5 which is an open book examination based on the student manual. On successful completion of each module, students receive an OHTA Certificate for that module.

Course Content

  • Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL)
  • Air Sampling Theory and practice
  • Dusts, Fumes, and Mists: Health Effects and Sampling methods
  • Gases and Vapours
  • Sample Analysis
  • Presentation of Results
  • Biological Monitoring
  • Introduction to Physiology and Toxicology


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.