Stressors and hazards found in the workplace environment;
Concepts underlying occupational exposure limits;
Scientific, technical and practical aspects of exposure measurement methods for chemical hazards in the workplace and environment generally.
To be able to explain the role of the Occupational Hygienist;
To understand the wide range of stressors which can be found in the work and natural environments generally, and identify the existing and potential hazards, with emphasis on work settings;
To be able to apply chemical exposure limits and be able to critically evaluate the underlying concepts;
To gain experience in the scientific, technical and practical aspects of inhalation exposure measurement to chemicals, and should be able to select appropriate sampling strategy and analytical methodology; and
Interpret and communicate findings, in writing, in a professional manner to various stakeholders.
None, but due to field visits and lab, enrollment is limited