Training and evaluation of personnel in industrial hygiene

The training of industrial hygiene specialists takes several years. However, it is possible to provide basic training to people with some basic knowledge or to employees who wish to evaluate some specific contaminants in their workplace.

Santinel can develop and deliver training and practice sessions specific to the needs expressed. These sessions can be of variable length, depending on the type of stressor, the quantity of contaminants or the measurement techniques to master.

Training touches on one or more of the following topics, depending on the need:

1-      Industrial hygiene

  • Management of the industrial hygiene dossier
  • Legal requirements and standards
  • Identification and assessment strategy
  • Management of information records
  • Presentation and interpretation of results

2-      Noise

  • Health effects
  • Legal standards
  • Dosimetry/sonometry
  • Noise reduction: principles and application
  • Use of instruments

3-      Dust

  • Description—solid and dust
  • Health effects
  • Standards
  • Evaluation methods
  • Control
  • Use of instruments

4-      Gases and vapors

  • Health effects
  • Standards
  • Evaluation methods
  • Control
  • Use of instruments

5-      Lighting

  • Standards
  • Evaluation methods
  • Use of instruments

6-      Practical scenarios

  • Noise assessment
  • Dust assessment
  • Lighting assessment
  • Gas and vapor assessment (CO, NO2, Cl2, NH3, etc.)
  • Demonstration of instruments

7-      Company needs and program

  • Discussions about the program

 

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