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Welding: An Exercise in Applied Industrial Hygiene

Earn 8 Contact hours

This online self-study course is intended for IH’s who are responsible for the health and safety of workers who are exposed to hotwork (welding) processes. Adapted from a popular PDC, it contains 8 hours of instructional video and related activities.

The course describes common welding and thermal cutting processes and the health/safety hazards associated with these processes. Terminology used in the welding industry is incorporated throughout the course as a means of familiarizing participants with the vocabulary used in the workplace. Materials, thermal processes and scenarios associated with potential for overexposures are described. Emphasis is placed on Manganese and Hexavalent chromium exposures as well as many other H&S hazards. Suggestions for improving the quality of monitoring data are provided as are suggestions for prioritizing exposure assessments. Ventilation techniques and respiratory protection options are also described.

Registrants connect and get unlimited web access for 6 months. Materials in this course include:

  • A full e-learning suite of 6 modules incorporating presentation video and interactive activities
  • Course e-textbook (Welding: An Exercise in Applied Industrial Hygiene Student Guide)
  • Supplemental e-texts (Welding Health & Safety: A Field Guide for OEHS Professionals, and Field Guidelines for Temporary Ventilation of Confined Spaces with an Emphasis on Hotwork)

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If you are purchasing this registration for another person, please contact the eLearning staff at 1-703-849-8888.

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Member $250/Non-Member $350/Student $250

Your Price: 350.00

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