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Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (FIH), Madison

January 15 @ 7:30 am - January 18 @ 4:30 pm

Registration: 8:15 – 8:30 am (day one only)
Course: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (each day)
Lunch: 12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch is on your own day 1-3; last day of class your lunch is provided (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison).WSC training center will include i-Pads for you to place your luncheon order.


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).

Course Overview

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.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

  • 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
  • Toxicology
  • Chemical hazards (liquids, gases, vapors, and particulates)
  • Physical hazards (noise, radiation and thermal stress)
  • Ergonomics
  • Biological hazards
  • Walk-through surveys
  • Air sampling
  • Sound measurement
  • Ventilation
  • 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 $1,675
Discounted Member $1,325
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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January 15 @ 7:30 am
January 18 @ 4:30 pm




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