July 24 - July 31, 2023
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.
Normally run as a 5-day taught course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].
There will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.
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.
Air Sampling Theory and Practice
Air Sampling Equipment
Calculation, Interpretation and Presentation of Results