USF OTI Education Center

USF Health - College of Public Health

OSHA 521

OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

Days: 4  Hours: 26  CEUs: 2.5  Tuition: $700  

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 (* TBD) Registration Links
4/15/2019 – 4/18/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Saint Augustine FL Register Here!
5/13/2019 – 5/16/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Panhandle FL Register Here!
7/29/2019 – 8/1/2019 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!
8/19/2019 – 8/22/2019 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 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 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 University’s respect for personal dignity.

Cancellation Policy:

A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed. Cancellation notification must be in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and received (not postmarked) 10 business days prior to the start date of the course. If the notice of cancellation is received 10 or more business days prior to the course start date, you may choose to send a substitute student or transfer to another course without penalty. If you choose to transfer to another course, you must take the course within six months of the original course date. After six months, the funds will be forfeited. You may only transfer your registration one time with approval. A $12 fee may be assessed.

If you must cancel your registration less than 10 business days prior to the course start date, you may choose to substitute a person. However, no transfers or refunds are available during this time period.

If you register for a course during the 10-day window prior to the start date and you must cancel your registration, you may choose to substitute a person. No transfer or refunds are available during this time period.

Registration fees are assessed in accordance with USF OTI Education Center cancellation rules. All fees are subject to change without prior notice. The USF OTI Education Center will make every effort to advertise any such changes if they occur.

Updated 2018 Dec 11-11:41