Why would you need training?
People in different roles need occupational hygiene knowledge and skills at different levels, these levels are described below, starting with just an awareness course and leading to tertiary qualifications.
With Certified Occupational Hygienists as well as subject matter experts to provide training, it can be assured that only highly qualified staff present all the material.
Occupational Hygiene is defined at the discipline of anticipating, recognising, evaluating and controlling health hazards in the workplace environment with the aim of protecting worker health and well-being and safeguarding the community at large.
It involves the practice of identifying hazardous agents (chemical, physical and biological) in the workplace that can lead to injury, disease or discomfort, evaluating the extent of the risk due to exposure to these hazardous elements, and the monitoring and control of those risks to prevent ill-health and injury.
We are an Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) Approved training provider offering specialist hygiene courses that promote safety and health, and foster good working practices. Our courses range from introductory through to intermediate technical training.
W201: Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene
IP402 : Surveying & Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings
W501: Measurement of Hazardous Substances
W502: Thermal Environment (optional)
W503: Noise Measurements and Its Effects
W504: Asbestos and Other Fibres (optional)
W505: Control of Hazardous Substances
W506: Ergonomics Essentials (optional)
W507: Health Effects of Hazardous Substances
Approved to train at Foundation & Intermediate levels.
Our occupational hygiene courses are available at a range of different levels – foundation, intermediate, academic and leadership – and are designed to outline the extensive principles of occupational hygiene as the basis for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace.
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Whether you’re in the manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, resources, mining, construction, government, health care or public utilities sector, having your staff trained in one of our occupational hygiene courses can be a fantastic way of ensuring that they are as safe as possible while protecting yourself from expensive legal issues and litigation.
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OHMS Training was formed to promote better standards of occupational hygiene training.
OHTA provides the Foundation and Intermediate courses, with the Intermediate courses providing an international qualifications’ scheme in a modular design, where you can take the courses over a time that suits you.
The BOHS also provides Intermediate courses on the assessment and management of asbestos under their International Proficiency 400 Series training courses.
We are approved by the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) and the Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) to deliver courses and, as such, our training can lead to an international qualification in hygiene that is supported by IOHA and the (AIOH).
Additionally, OHMS Training is approved by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) to teach their international proficiency courses in asbestos.