Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

This training course on Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene will develop your understanding of industrial hygiene terminology, principles and practices. The four-day course covers 15 topics and examines four key processes in an effective industrial hygiene effort: anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control. You’ll be brought up to speed on anatomy and physiology, as well as chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards in the workplace.

Taught in an interactive format supported by case studies, group discussions and hands-on equipment demonstrations, this is an essential course, especially for those with limited industrial hygiene training or experience.

Learning Outcomes


How to distinguish chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards
How to conduct an industrial hygiene needs analysis
When to use a qualified/certified industrial hygienist
Basic anatomy and physiology associated with routes of entry and toxicology
Hazard evaluation techniques
Emerging trends in combustible dust, hexavalent chromium, flavourings-related lung disease, bioterrorism, nanotechnology and pandemic influenza
How to use essential monitoring equipment

Target Audience: Safety, health, environmental and management personnel who have industrial hygiene responsibilities.

Course Duration: 4 days (32 hours)