Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene

The AIOH is an approved training provider under the Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA). This course meets the requirements of course W201, which is one of several modules developed by the OHTA to address the need for training of occupational hygiene personnel throughout the world.

The Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene course provides an introduction to occupational hygiene and is an ideal first step for professionals looking to further their knowledge in this area.

This course provides participants the ability to describe the general basic approach to the recognition of occupational hygiene hazards, and equips persons with sufficient skills to be able to select the appropriate equipment to measure specific occupational hygiene hazards; devise a suitable sampling strategy; present results in a useful format; and recommend suitable control strategies.

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“I had the opportunity to admire the theory and science, connect with experienced yet like-minded practitioners, old colleagues and new friends”

Renee Dawson, Melbourne

“From Doctors and Medics managing health effects to HSE professionals managing the root causes of exposure, made the course vibrant with knowledge input and real world examples“

Eddie Ford, Brisbane

“Especially useful to me was the hands-on tutorial sessions conducted by knowledgeable and experienced staff, which helped to consolidate information learnt in each module”

Desmond Menon, Perth

“We will all go back into our place of work ready to spread the knowledge that we have gained from this course and extend the passion for occupational hygiene that our 4 trainers showed“

Kate Pickels, Sydney

“The course has certainly increased our awareness of workplace hazards which have the potential to cause a myriad of health issues, monitoring, and testing techniques and control measures”

Kate Nielson, Adelaide

“The course was overall very enjoyable, useful and I would definitely recommend it to others in fields associated with OHS and aspiring occupational hygienists”

Shelley Levy, Sydney