USF OTI Education Center

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OSHA 521

521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

Days: 4  Hours: 26  CEUs: 2.5  Tuition: $750  

Course Description:

This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and use of sampling equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize basic industrial hygiene principles and practices, identify characteristics of common air contaminants, locate PELs, perform basic industrial hygiene calculations, and determine methods for hazard control and abatement. Minimum student contact hours: 26

Scheduled Classes

Dates Times Locations Registration Links
7/29/2019 – 8/1/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!
10/14/2019 – 10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Jacksonville Beach FL Register Here!
12/9/2019 – 12/12/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!

Prerequisite:

None

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define terms relating to OSHA health requirements;
  • Recognize potential health hazards in the workplace;
  • Perform basic health hazard evaluations using OSHA sampling procedures;
  • Recommend suitable strategies for controlling hazardous conditions; and
  • Describe the elements required for an effective workplace health program.

Course Topics:

  • Air contaminant sampling
  • Air sampling laboratory
  • Compliance with air contaminant standards
  • Compliance with hazard communication
  • Compliance with hazardous waste standards
  • Compliance with the asbestos standard
  • Compliance with blood borne pathogens standards
  • Compliance with noise standard
  • Compliance with the respirator standard
  • Compliance with the ventilation standards and laboratory ventilation
  • Detector tube sampling
  • Elements of a workplace health program
  • Hazard violation workshop
  • Health hazard recognition
  • OSHA ergonomic guidelines
  • OSHA recordkeeping

ABIH: 4.34

ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 26 hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Rules and additional information for Event Providers is available at: American Board of Industrial Hygiene

Disclaimer:

Accommodations for Disabilities

Accommodations for Disabilities: Please notify the USF OTI Education Center, 2612 Cypress Ridge Blvd., Suite 101, Wesley Chapel, Florida, 33544 or call (813) 994-1195 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed. Events, activities and facilities of the University of South Florida are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or Vietnam veteran status as provided by law and in accordance with the Universitys respect for personal dignity.

Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are assessed in accordance with USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center cancellation rules. All fees are subject to change without prior notice. USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center will make every effort to advertise all changes to policies and fees as promptly as possible when such changes occur.

A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed for all cancellation requests, regardless of the reason for the request.

The request for cancellation of the registration must be provided in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and must be received (not postmarked) at least 10 business days prior to the start date of the course for which the student is requesting cancellation.

If the request for cancellation is received more than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, the student may elect either to send a substitute or to request that the funds be transferred to another course without penalty.

If the request for cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, a substitute student may be sent. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

If a transfer is requested, the course elected must begin within six (6) months of the original course start date. A transfer can only be requested one (1) time. An $18 transfer fee will be charged.

If the student elects to register for a course less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, and thereafter, finds that attendance will not be possible, the student may elect to send a substitute student. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development reserve the right to cancel classes due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, only the registration fee will be returned to the registrant. USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development will not be responsible for any travel expenses incurred in case of class cancellation. Classes are confirmed at least two (2) weeks prior to the start date.
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Updated 2019 Jul 15-16:23