In this module, you will learn about the three physical states of matter. You will learn about different sampling techniques undertaken to measure airborne contaminants and the equipment used for this sampling. This module will give you information hygiene standards for chemical agents and the effects of exposure to certain parts of the body. You will also learn about biological monitoring and health surveillance and the reasons why they should be implemented in the workplace.
In this module you will learn about the general approaches to the control of risks to health and the most effective type of control measures to use in order to prevent exposure to hazardous agents. You will learn about the important features of ventilation and general principles associated with their design. This module will also present you with information on asbestos, including types of asbestos, and the harm it can cause to the human body.