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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

By completion of this course, successful students 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.

Prerequisites

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Dec 14, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook
Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene
Authors: Debra K. Nims
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-0471299837

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2021 to Feb 05, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook
Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene
Authors: Debra K. Nims
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-0471299837

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course there may be pre-work assigned. Your instructor will post this to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Mar 18, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook
Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene
Authors: Debra K. Nims
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-0471299837

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 29, 2021 to Jun 26, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $630.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook
Title: Basics of Industrial Hygiene
Authors: Debra K. Nims
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-0471299837

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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