W507 Health Effects of Hazardous Substances
This course provides an introduction to the principles of toxicology, physiology and epidemiology. The course will cover the main types of harmful effects to target organs from exposure to chemical hazards at work.
On successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to define commonly used toxicological terms, describe the main routes by which hazardous substances can enter the body and describe the factors which influence their absorption, distribution, storage and elimination of the substances. Attendees will also be able to carry out basic interpretation of the results from epidemiological studies.
Who should attend?
Suitable for any workplace safety and health professionals, project managers, support managers, operation managers and anyone in similar professions
- Basic Principles of Toxicology
- Physiology and Target Organs
- Health Effects and Industrial Processes