Trainer Sedulitas CC Start Date 24 Jun 2024
Location Live Online, South Africa
Language English
Contact Places

24 June – 28 June 2024


To provide a sound understanding of 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

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

Course Content

  • Risk Assessment.
  • Air Sampling: Theory and Practice.
  • Air Sampling: Equipment.
  • Sample Analysis.
  • Hygiene Standards
  • Biological Monitoring
  • Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results

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.