The aim of the W502 Module is to provide the student with a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment on people and the means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress.
On successful completion of this module the student should be able to:- Identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment; Understand the nature of thermal strain on the body; Make an assessments of the thermal environment through appropriate measurement and other means; Evaluate the likely risk from exposure to thermal stress; Suggest appropriate control approaches for the thermal environment.
1 The Thermal Spectrum 5%
2 Principles 10%
3 Effects of temperature extremes 10%
4 Thermal comfort 5%
5 Evaluation of hot environments 15%
6 Control of hot environments 10%
7 Thermal surveys 10%
8 Evaluation of cold environments 15%
9 Control of cold environments 10%
10 Approaches to Risk Assessment 10%
Places are strictly limited on all our Occupational Hygiene courses and are not confirmed until payment in full is received at least 4 weeks prior to attendance on the course. For more information or to request a booking form please contact us via e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0044 (0) 1244 311440