Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

Protecting workplaces against chemical, physical, ergonomic, and biological hazards

Complete National Safety Council's Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene course to understand the concepts of anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of health risks your employees may face including noise, vapors, dusts, and ergonomic challenges.

This course is a comprehensive overview of 15 industrial hygiene topics, and covers the principles, terminology, and practices of industrial hygiene in terms anyone can understand. You’ll be brought up to speed on anatomy and physiology as well aschemical, physical, ergonomic, and biological hazards in the workplace. You’ll be involved in case studies, interactive discussions, and hands-on equipment demonstrations.

What you will learn:

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Toxicology
  • Recognition of chemical & physical hazards
  • Recognition of ergonomic & biological hazards
  • Hazard evaluation
  • Evaluation of chemical & biological hazards
  • Evaluation of physical & ergonomic hazards
  • Hazard control
  • Case study
  • Program planning

Course Description:

This 4-day course is for safety, health, or environmental managers with industrial hygiene responsibilities and limited experience or training. Students learn to use tools and techniques to create a healthy, hazard-free workplace, and meet government standards.


Course Materials:

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, 5th Edition Hardcover Text
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
  • Participant Guide
  • Tools and Resources CD
  • Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents
  • Biological Exposure Indices Guide


Who Would Benefit:

The course is designed for safety, health, environmental, and management personnel who have industrial hygiene responsibilities, but limited training or experience in industrial hygiene.


$1395 Member     $1750 Non-Member
30 MESH Hours     2.6 CEUs

2019 Dates

March 18-21, 2019 in Charlotte
September 16-19, 2019 in Raleigh

Click here for a 2019 Registration Form

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