W507 Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

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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, and the hazards associated with common hazardous substances.

On completing this course successfully the student will be able to:

  • Provide definitions of commonly used toxicological terms;
  • Describe the main routes by which hazardous substances can enter the body, and  the factors which influence their absorption, distribution, storage and elimination;
  • Describe the main sources of information on hazardous substances and processes;Describe the main features of the principal target organs affected by hazardous  substances at work, and the factors which influence the degree of harm;
  • Describe the main routes of exposure and toxic and health effects for hazardous  substances commonly encountered in the workplace;
  • Carry out basic interpretation of the results from epidemiological studies.
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Moloney & Associates Acoustic & Environmental

Moloney and Associates, Acoustic and Environmental Consultants, is an Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) Approved Training Provider and an Institute Of Acoustics Accredited Training Centre.
Established in 1994, the company provides courses for delegates to be trained to Institute of Acoustics (IOA) standards and to British Occupational Hygiene Society standards.  The consultancy provides expert witness services and can also provide bespoke training courses for clients.  They can generally tailor a training course around your specific requirements. Please contact M&A through their website and/or by phone to discuss any of your training needs.