Registration: 7:30 – 8:00 am (day one only)
Course: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (lunch included each day)
Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and an excellent refresher for experienced safety professionals. Apply this course towards your National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC).
Create and maintain a hazard-free work environment that keeps employees healthy and productive. FIH is an essential course for anyone wishing to implement industrial hygiene best practices, especially those with limited training or experience. You’ll learn terminology, principles and actual practices in terms you can understand. A variety of educational and interactive learning activities are led by experienced facilitators. Activities include small and large group discussions, problem analysis through case studies, equipment demonstrations and hands-on practice, development of on-the-job plans for your facility, and many opportunities to share your experiences and knowledge with other professionals.
- Recognize potential and existing chemical, physical, ergonomic, and biological hazards
- Employ general engineering and administrative controls
- Conduct an industrial hygiene walk-through survey
- Anatomy and physiology
- Chemical hazards (liquids, gases, vapors, and particulates)
- Physical hazards (noise, radiation and thermal stress)
- Biological hazards
- Walk-through surveys
- Air sampling
- Sound measurement
- Personal protective equipment
- Respiratory protection
- Safety and health programs/agencies
- Government standards and voluntary guidelines
Who Should Attend
If you are a safety, health and/or environmental professional or manager who has industrial hygiene responsibilities but limited training or experience in this area, attend the Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene course.
Why You Should Attend
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene is an essential course for you to take if you are concerned about the safety, health and general well-being of your co-workers and hazards that could affect them. This is a four day (30 hours) course that develops your understanding of industrial hygiene terminology, principles and practices by examining four key processes in an effective industrial hygiene effort — anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control. Discussions on when to use a qualified/certified industrial hygienist are held throughout the course.
Chevon Cook, Safety Manager, Wisconsin Safety Council
Regular Price $1,650
Discounted Member $1,300
Course materials included; consisting of over $275 worth of reference materials, including Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene textbook (5th ed.), Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Study Guide and the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards.
Please bring a standard calculator for work activities.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Attend this course and earn 2.6 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.
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