Class description

This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and use of sampling equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize basic industrial hygiene principles and practices, identify characteristics of common air contaminants, locate PELs, perform basic industrial hygiene calculations, and determine methods for hazard control and abatement.


December 11–15, 2023
9:00 am to 3:00 pm Pacific Time | Monday–Friday

Connectivity requirements to attend the class: 
  (1) a high speed internet connection 
  (2) a desktop or laptop computer from which to work, i.e. a cellphone connection is insufficient 
  (3) an active webcam or onboard camera 
  (4) an active audio connection via either a computer microphone or separate telephone connection

Registration for this online class is generally restricted to residents or employees within OSHA Region 10 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska). Please contact us regarding your eligibility to attend the class.

Other dates and locations

OSHA #521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

to Online Virtual Classroom

OSHA #521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

to Seattle, WA

OSHA #521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

to Portland, OR