|Technician Certificate Program Elective|
This course is designed for health and safety professionals with little or no background in toxicology. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to utilize basic principles of toxicology such as dose response, exposure routes, thresholds, hazard v. risk, as well as acute, subacute and chronic characteristics of chemical exposure. An overview of target organs, issues of carcinogenicity, mutagenicity and reproductive effects will be presented. Toxicity classifications, toxicity of chemical classes and special topics of epidemiology, risk assessment, indoor air quality, regulations and relationships with legal, media and the public will be summarized.
This is an introductory course. It is not intended as a preparatory course for the CIH or any other certification exam.
Finis L. Cavender, PhD, DABT, CIH, President, CEI, Hawkins, TX
General principles of toxicology; exposure routes; hazard v. risk; target organs; dermal toxicity; respiratory toxicity; cancer; mutagens; teratology; hazard classifications; occupational standards (TLVs, PELs); regulations (OSHA, TSCA, WHMIS, etc); control of chemical hazards; risk management and risk communication.
ABIH Points: ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 14.0 hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Get more information at the ABIH website.
BCSP Points: This course may qualify for BCSP Recertification points. See the BCSP Recertification Guide.
Course begins Monday, February 27, 2017, at 8:00 am and ends Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 11:00 am.
$875, $925 after January 26, 2017.
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