Industrial Hygiene

Course Description

This course attempts to introduce the content of OSHA 1910 Subpart Z, which deals with toxic and hazardous substances.

This course will focus on the aspects of Subpart Z which deal with keeping hazardous chemicals and materials from negatively affecting your health. This includes the use of personal protective equipment, cleaning procedures in the event of exposure to hazardous materials, and the procedures in place for conducting first aid and recording an incident of exposure in the workplace.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910.1029; 29 CFR 1910.1001; 29 CFR 1910.1027


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Understand how the body can be exposed to toxic chemicals
  2. Learn the methods by which you can detect a toxic substance
  3. Be aware of the effect that toxic substances can have on the body
  4. Know how to reduce exposure to toxic substances
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Course Content

  1. How the body can be exposed to toxic substances
  2. Clues of exposure to toxic substances
  3. Necessity of Material Safety Data Sheets
  4. Effects of toxins on the body
  5. Reaction & interaction
  6. Sensitivity
  7. How to reduce exposure
  8. Exposure measurement & monitoring
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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