Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

NSC Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene course will develop your understanding of industrial hygiene terminology, principles and practices. NSC's Industrial Hygiene is a four-day course covering 15 topics and four key processes in an effective industrial hygiene effort: anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control. You’ll be brought up to speed on anatomy and physiology, as well as chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards in the workplace.

This is an essential course, especially for those with limited industrial hygiene training or experience.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to distinguish chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards
  • How to conduct an industrial hygiene needs analysis
  • When to use a qualified/certified industrial hygienist
  • Basic anatomy and physiology associated with routes of entry and toxicology
  • Hazard evaluation techniques
  • Emerging trends in combustible dust, hexavalent chromium, flavorings-related lung disease, bioterrorism, nanotechnology and pandemic influenza
  • How to use essential monitoring equipment
Who Would Benefit
The course is designed for safety, health, environmental and management personnel who have industrial hygiene responsibilities but limited training or experience in industrial hygiene.

Register today and get the confidence you need to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control industrial hygiene hazards.

Completion of the Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene course earns you 2.6 CEUs towards the NSC Advanced Safety Certificate, a nationally recognized safety program based on proven best practices.

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Advanced Safety Certificate

The robust ASC® program builds upon knowledge of compliance requirements to further your safety education. It also sharpens your leadership skills to drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization. For individuals on a career path in safety, this certificate program provides a starting point, a clear roadmap and best-in-class educational experiences to meet many industry-leading certification requirements.

To attain the Advanced Safety Certificate, you must complete the
Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course and a minimum of 5.2 CEU’s among the approved classes.


In-Person Class Procedures due to Covid-19 (PLEASE READ)

While attending classes at our facility the following pandemic measures will apply:

    • Attendees must be symptom free-if it appears you have symptoms you will not be able to attend the class and will be asked to leave;
    • If you feel ill, develop symptoms, or have contact with anyone that is confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 while attending one of our classes please do not return to the classroom, we will work with you to help you complete the class at a later date;
    • Handwashing must be conducted or hand sanitizer used periodically, at least-before class, during breaks, after lunch, after coughing or sneezing;
    • The classroom is set-up to ensure there is at least 6 feet of space between each student - please do not reduce this space; use only your assigned space, we ask that you are cognizant at all times of your movements for the safety and comfort of other attendees;
    • Only bring to class the materials you received from us and nothing else unless instructed otherwise;
    • Take all materials with you at the end of each class day, unless otherwise instructed; any trash you accumulate must be disposed of by you;
    • We will not provide any food, you will need to consume food on breaks or during lunch outside of our facility;
    • We will allow a drink container in your assigned space, we may provide water bottles but will not provide any other beverage;
    • We will sanitize the classroom after each class day;
    • We ask that you wear a mask when you aren’t able to maintain 6 feet of social distancing, when you are in common areas within the facility, or you feel most comfortable doing so. 

Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date.  Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee.  You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person.  Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee.  ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER.  This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.

Photographs and/or videos of people attending Iowa-Illinois Safety Council’s (IISC) events may be used for IISC’s social media and promotion materials. 

The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.



Location

IISC Office
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines , IA 50266

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