SSRM 12: Introduction to industrial hygiene management


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COURSE DURATION: 1 hour 30 minutes

This module will provide learners with an understanding of and insight into industrial hygiene management by examining the functions of industrial hygiene management system, recognising health hazards, interpreting the evaluation of health hazards and controlling health and ergonomic hazards.


Functions of an industrial hygiene management system

  • Introduction
  • Substandard acts and conditions
  • History of industrial hygiene
  • Core functions of an industrial hygiene programme


Recognising health hazards

  • Types of health hazards
  • Chemical hazards
  • Common types of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic health hazards
  • Types of chemical hazards
  • Ergonomic hazards
  • Goal of an ergonomic programme
  • Benefits of an ergonomic programme
  • Common types of cumulative trauma disorders (CTD’s)
  • Psycho social health hazards
  • Routine methods for recognising health hazards
  • Recognising jobs with ergonomic hazards
  • Formal methods for recognising health hazards


Evaluating health hazards

  • Introduction
  • Evaluating hazards
  • Measurements to evaluate health hazards


Controlling health and ergonomic hazards

  • Introduction
  • Controls used
  • Control techniques
  • Practical systems for controlling health hazards
  • Ways to use activities to control health hazards
  • Controlling ergonomic hazards
  • 20 credits towards the DQS XPERT Sustainable SHEQ Risk Management (SSRM) Diploma
  • Downloadable DQS XPERT certificate, with a certificate number that can be verified on the portal.
  • Content is supplied and reviewed by international DQS Technical Experts/ Lead Auditors
  • Registration on the eLearning Portal is valid for 1 year with access to live updates, subject matter experts/instructors
  • Final exam with a 100% pass rate

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