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Diploma in Occupational Hygiene

Learn the best practices for ensuring occupational hygiene in the workplace and community, with this free health course.

Publisher: Advance Learning
This free online Diploma in Occupational Hygiene course will teach you the processes behind anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling health hazards in the work environment. This will help you protect workers' health and well-being and safeguard the community at large. You will learn important topics on health hazards, toxicology, biological hazards, the thermal environment, how to ensure a healthy workplace environment, and more.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Students

    6,019
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

The skin is the largest organ of the body and is made up of multiple layers of epithelial tissues, and guards the underlying muscles, bones, and internal organs. This course will teach you how different parts of the body are at risk of developing health issues due to inadequate occupational hygiene. You will learn how toxins enter the body as well as study the general approaches used to control health risks. You will also learn the most effective types of control measures used to prevent exposure to hazardous agents.

A fundamental difference between chemical and biological hazards is that biological agents, whether bacteria, viruses, or molds, have the ability in the right conditions to rapidly replicate themselves. This course will teach you about biological hazards and how chemical and biological agents can be harmful to you. You will study noise and vibrations, thermal environment, and workplace environment. You will learn how to carry out a behavioral intervention to ensure a safe working environment. In addition, you will look into careers that are associated with occupational hygiene.

The increase in industrial activities has been driving more and more employees to become exposed to hazards in the workplace. This is why it is important to know how to monitor and assess different hazards to ensure their health and safety. Taking this course will help you understand human physiology and industrial diseases. You will also learn about the fundamentals of toxicology and hazardous substances, and more! So check out this course today, and start enriching your knowledge about occupational hygiene, health and safety, and workplace safety.

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