HRMT70025
Industrial Hygiene
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 45.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Winter 2021
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: N/A

Program(s): Occupational Health and Safety
Program Coordinator(s): N/A
Course Leader or Contact: N/A
Version: 20210118_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: This is a course offered through OntarioLearn. Access to the course materials will be through OntarioLearn.com and you will be sent an email with your login details.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Examine the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical, and biological hazards arising in or from the workplace. WHMIS and other relevant legislation are also included.

Program Context

 
Occupational Health and Safety Program Coordinator(s): N/A
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Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, the student will have demonstrated the ability to:
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Set priorities in industrial hygiene, and understand the basic principles of industrial (occupational) hygiene: recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards
  2. Anticipate the hazards likely to occur in the workplace: -understand the basic principles of industrial hygiene -understand the occupational health team and the role of the Industrial Hygienist
  3. Recognize hazards already present in the workplace: -set priorities in industrial hygiene necessary to minimize worker exposure to hazards
  4. Evaluate concentrations and values of hazard levels: -anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards
  5. Determine the best control mechanisms to prevent worker exposure to hazards: -knowledge of common industrial hazards, their effects on health and methods of protection from them. -understand the priority of methods of hazard control: elimination, substitution, administration, engineering and personal protection -measurement instruments and tools: -pumps -colorimetric testers -smoke air current tubes -calibrators

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: ONLINE
 Discussion20.0%
 Project #120.0%
 Project #220.0%
 Final Exam40.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
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Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar
Students may apply to receive credit by demonstrating achievement of the course learning outcomes through previous relevant work/life experience, service, self-study and training on the job. This course is eligible for challenge through the following method(s):

  • Other
    Notes:  This course is delivered through OntarioLearn at ontariolearn.com and is hosted by (Algonquin College) AL-SAF5402.

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Instruction Mode: Online
Professor: Multiple Professors
Resource(s):
 TypeDescription
RequiredTextbookFundamentals Of Industrial Hygiene, Nation Safety Council, 6th, ISBN 9780879123123
RequiredTextbookThreshold Limit Values for Chemical Substance & Physical Agents & the Biological Exposure Indices, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygenist, ISBN 9781607261124, 2020

Applicable student group(s): All
Course Details:

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Sheridan Policies

All Sheridan policies can be viewed on the Sheridan policy website.

Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

Intellectual Property: Sheridan's Intellectual Property Policy generally applies such that students own their own work. Please be advised that students working with external research and/or industry collaborators may be asked to sign agreements that waive or modify their IP rights. Please refer to Sheridan's IP Policy and Procedure.

Respectful Behaviour: Sheridan is committed to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement by respecting the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of every person engaged in the learning process. Behaviour which is inconsistent with this principle will not be tolerated. Details of Sheridan's policy on Harassment and Discrimination, Academic Integrity and other academic policies are available on the Sheridan policy website.

Accessible Learning: Accessible Learning coordinates academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, please see the Accessible Learning website (Statement added September 2016)

Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.


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