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Occupational Hygiene & Safety / Training

The provision of Training and Information is well legislated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) Regulation 8 (e). This regulation states that it is the employer’s duty to provide all employees with information and training, as far as reasonably practicable, to ensure the health and safety of all employees at work.

Apex Environmental is aware that every client has different health-related risks, specific to the company’s production processes, and therefore we offer comprehensive training services tailored to individual company needs.

At Apex, our effective facilitators are able to provide training services in the following areas of Occupational Hygiene:

Basic Principals of Occupational Hygiene

A 5-day course covering the introductory theory and practical aspects of occupational hygiene monitoring for both Physical (Noise, Lighting, Ventilation, Heat, Cold, Vibration, Ergonomics) and Chemical (Risk Assessments and Monitoring) stresses.

Instruments are practically demonstrated and handled in both the classroom and an industrial environment.

Candidates are required to submit a monitoring report  as fulfilment of the course certificate requirements.

 

Noise

The Classification of Noise, Legislation, Noise Zoning, Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), Audiometry, and Hearing Protection Equipment.

Lighting/Illumination

Definition of light energy, Lighting requirements in all Occupational Settings, Emergency Lighting, and the importance of adequate illumination levels in the workplace.

Ergonomics

Ergonomics (Safe Work Behavior in an Office and Industrial Setting)

Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality investigations.

Thermal Stress

Noise, Light, Ventilation & Heat Stress Risk Assessments and Monitoring.

Hazardous Chemical Substances

We conduct Chemical Training on Volatile Organic Compounds, Dusts, Metal Fumes etc. Encompasses the Health Effects, Employee Protection and Safe Handling, and Quantification Procedures (Including Monitoring Strategies).

Asbestos

Types of Asbestos, Health Effects, Employee Protection (PPE and Handling Techniques).

Vibration

We provide training in both Hand-Arm and Whole-Body Vibration.

Noise

Lighting

Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality

 

 

Thermal Stress

Hazardous Chemical Substances

Asbestos

Waste/Pollution Management

Ergonomics

Health Facilities Management

Hazardous Biological Agents Management

Vibration

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