NC OSHERC Continuing Education

37th Annual Occupational Safety and Health Winter Institute

Toxicity of Chemicals
For Health and Safety Professionals

March 1-3, 2017
Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village, Daytona Beach, Florida

Elective courseTechnician Certificate Program Elective
Tech exam is Friday, March 3, 2017, at 11:30 am. Please make travel plans accordingly.

This course is designed for health and safety professionals with little or no background in toxicology. Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar with the general toxicology associated with most chemical classes. They will also understand the unique, more serious, toxicology of individual chemicals within each chemical class. An overview of how to search for toxicology information, find pertinent standards, regulations, and guidelines for chemicals of interest to the workplace will be presented.

This is an introductory course. It is not intended as a preparatory course for the CIH or any other certification exam.

Course Faculty

Finis L. Cavender, PhD, DABT, CIH, President, CEI, Hawkins, TX


Survey of the general toxicology of the chemical classes; principles of toxicology; workplace exposure routes; hazard classifications; occupational standards (TLVs, PELs, IDLHs); guidelines (TRI, ERPGs, MCLs); searching for toxicology information; and dealing with multiple chemical exposures.

Agenda Topics


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

Meeting Times

Course begins Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 1:00 pm and ends Friday, March 3, 2017, at 11:00 am.


$875, $925 after January 26, 2017


Click the link below to go to the Winter Institute registration site. There you will be able to review the classes offered, fill out your information, select your classes, and select your payment method (check, Visa, or Mastercard). Once you've submitted your registration, you will receive a confirmation in your email.

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For further information on this course, contact the NC ERC office at, or call us at 919-962-2101.

Last updated 08/11/2016