OSX 921 • OSHA 521: OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

OSX 921 • OSHA 521: OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

2023 courses will be available for enrollment beginning in December 2022.

2022 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
October 20, 21, 27, 28, 20228:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineOctober 17$775
January 19, 20, 26, 278:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineJanuary 15$775
March 18, 19, 25, 268:30am–5:00pm4WeekendOnlineMarch 14$775
June 5, 6, 12, 138:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineJune 1$775
August 3, 4, 10, 118:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineJuly 30$775
October 26, 27, November 2, 38:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineOctober 22$775
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 9/29/2022

Course Description

Industrial HygieneThis 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), and OSHA health standards.

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.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize potential health hazards in accordance with OSHA’s occupational health standards and guidelines
  2. Identify potential health hazards and their characteristics in the workplace
  3. Perform basic health hazard evaluation using OSHA sampling procedures
  4. List acceptable strategies for controlling hazardous conditions
  5. Describe the elements required for an effective workplace health protection program

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 4 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements