W502 Thermal Environment

This course aims to provide attendees with a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment on people and a means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress.

On completing this course, the attendees will be able to identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment and to understand the nature of thermal strain on the body.
Attendees will also be able to make an assessment of the thermal environment through appropriate measurement and other means; to evaluate the likely risk from exposure to thermal stress and to suggest appropriate control approaches for the thermal environment.

Who should attend?
Personnel managing workplace safety and health, workplace safety and health professionals and consultants

Course Outline

  1. The Thermal Spectrum
  2. Principles of Thermal Environment
  3. Effects of Temperature Extremes
  4. Thermal Comfort
  5. Evaluation of Hot Environments
  6. Control of Hot Environments
  7. Thermal Surveys
  8. Evaluation of Cold Environments
  9. Control of Cold Environments
  10. Approaches to Risk Assessment

Course Assessment: Attendees are assessed with a 40-short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.

Certification: BOHS will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course.
This course is an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) as an elective module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.

Pre-requisite and Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN)
Whilst there is no pre-requisite for this course, it is recommended that attendee is certified with the Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene (W201) certification. Ideally, a WPLN Level 5 or equivalent IELTS 5-6 would be recommended to ensure quality comprehension of the subject matter.

Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Duration: 5 days
Fees: Call us

Registration: Contact us to book the course. Register at least 2 weeks prior to a course commencement to secure your seat.

Examination re-sits are required to be completed within 12 months from the date of your first attempt at the qualification. The re-sit can be taken on the last day (exam day) of the course. Get in touch with us for clarification and to register.

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