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BMC 197 Occupational Hygiene: The Basics

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Course Description

Discover the science behind occupational illness and disease. The number of people affected by occupational related disease continues to increase . This course illuminates the science and art of occupational hygiene and covers its past, present and likely future. Topics include: toxicology, occupational health and safety standards, airborne hazards, indoor air quality, ventilation systems, skin diseases, industrial noise, radiation, lasers, thermal stress, and protective equipment.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the general history and scope of Occupational Hygiene
  • Explain the regulatory aspects of Occupational Hygiene
  • Conduct qualitative health risk assessments in the workplace
  • Describe the basic elements of toxicology as it related to worker exposure
  • Describe the main classes of health hazards and potential health effects
  • Explain workplace factors that contribute to worker exposure
  • Identify when quantitative exposure data are required
  • Describe the hierarchy of control methods used for health hazards
  • Describe the different types of respirators and the fit testing procedures
  • Demonstrate the occupational hygiene process as it applies to gases, vapours and solids (particulates), noise and vibration, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation (including lasers), thermal stress, biological hazards and indoor air quality.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)




Sections

  BMC 197 - 043 Occupational Hygiene: The Basics  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   10 Jan 2017 to 10 Apr 2017
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $630.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Marshall S. Denhoff
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene

Edition:

Authors: Debra K. Nims

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

 

For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks please go to: http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

To compare new and used textbook prices, visit: http://calgary.verbacompare.com/comparison?id=104502

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 104 Health and Safety Management Systems: The Basics

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 
  BMC 197 - 044 Occupational Hygiene: The Basics  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Class:   Sat 9:00AM - 4:30PM
21 Jan 2017 to 25 Feb 2017
Number of Sessions: 5 Sessions
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $630.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Michael Lawrence
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene

Edition:

Authors: Debra K. Nims

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

 

For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks please go to: http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

To compare new and used textbook prices, visit: http://calgary.verbacompare.com/comparison?id=104502

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 104 Health and Safety Management Systems

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 
  BMC 197 - 045 Occupational Hygiene: The Basics  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   04 Apr 2017 to 03 Jul 2017
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $630.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Marshall S. Denhoff
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene

Edition:

Authors: Debra K. Nims

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

 

For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks please go to: http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

To compare new and used textbook prices, visit: http://calgary.verbacompare.com/comparison?id=104502

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 104 Health and Safety Management Systems: The Basics

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 


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