Aims of the Course
The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the role of occupational hygiene and health related to mine environmental control.
The content of the course will include the following:
- Provide an understanding of the meaning of occupational hygiene and the demonstration of the relationship between an occupational hygienist and allied relationships.
- The importance of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienist in mines and plants.
- Understand and use of occupational hygiene exposure limits.
- Standards that make up an occupational health management system.
- Conducting an occupational hygiene audit.
- Airborne pollutants and chemical stresses, physical agents and biological hazards.
- Evaluation of risks and the management and control of occupational health risks.
After completion of the course, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate the relationship between an occupational hygienist and allied relationships.
- Identify standards that make up an occupational health management system.
- Conduct an occupational hygiene audit.
Method of Assessment
Successful completion of an exam (70%) and assessment (30%).
Number of Notional Study Hours: 100