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Introduction to Occupational Hygiene Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course Introduction to Occupational Hygiene presents you with the history of occupational hygiene and the importance of understanding how to control health risks.

    The increase in industrial activity in developing countries means that there are more people exposed worldwide and technological advancements present new hazards in the workplace. This course introduces you to the skills and knowledge necessary to become aware of the health risks surrounding your workplace environment.

    The course begins by explaining occupational hygiene. You will learn about major milestones that occurred in the history of occupational hygiene and the importance of occupational hygiene. The course then introduces you to human physiology and industrial diseases. You will study different organs of the body and how each can be affected by chemical and physical hazards.

    The course will then introduce you to the fundamentals of toxicology and hazardous substances. In this section, you will learn about how different processes that occur in the workplace can contribute to health issues. You will also learn how to gather information to assess health risks in the workplace.

    This course will be of great interest to professionals working in occupational hygiene, health and safety, and workplace safety. It will also be of interest to all learners who are interested in a career in occupational hygiene or related areas.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Explain the importance of occupational hygiene;
    - Define how the skin plays an important role in protecting our bodies;
    - Describe different skin disorders;
    - Identify the functions of the musculoskeletal system;
    - Explain the functions of the nervous system;
    - Describe what the endocrine system does;
    - Explain the role of other parts of the body;
    - Define what toxicology is;
    - Describe the three main routes of entry of toxins into the body;
    - Explain the role of metabolism;
    - Identify examples of hazardous substances;
    - Distinguish between a hazard and a risk;
    - Explain the process of assessing health risks.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 3 )
  • Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
  • Module 1: Introduction to Human Physiology and Industrial Diseases
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
    • The Human Body - Part I
    • The Human Body - Part II
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Introduction to Toxicology
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Fundamentals of Toxicology
    • Hazardous Substances/Processes
    • Assessment of Health Risks
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: Introduction to Occupational Hygiene Assessment
    • Introduction to Occupational Hygiene Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 1: Introduction to Human Physiology and Industrial Diseases
In this module you will learn about occupational hygiene and why it is important to recognise health hazards in the work place. You will learn the history of occupational hygiene and how different parts of the body are at risk of developing health risks due to inadequate occupational hygiene.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 2: Introduction to Toxicology
In this module you will learn about toxicology and the three main entry routes that allow toxins to enter the body. You will learn about examples of hazardous substances and how to assess health risks in a workplace.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 3: Introduction to Occupational Hygiene Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours

  • Publisher

    Advance Learning Academy

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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