Occupational Hygiene Training

Much legislation and guidance in the UK mandates, or recommends an element of training. For example: COSHH Regulation 12 – Information, instruction and training Every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to a substance hazardous to health shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.

Occupational Hygienist Training

The Health and Safety Executives (HSE) guidance HSG 258 “Controlling airborne contaminants at work a guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV)” states: Those wishing to improve their LEV knowledge and skills should consider attending a suitable training course providing qualifications such as:

  • BOHS P601 Proficiency Module: Initial appraisal and thorough examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation systems;
  • BOHS P602 Proficiency Module: Basic design principles of local exhaust ventilation systems;
  • BOHS Cert.OH: Certificate of Operational Competence in Occupational Hygiene;
  • BOHS Dip.OH: Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene.

Courses We Offer

OHSL have many years experience of delivering training courses and can offer the following;

  • BOHS P601 Proficiency Module: Initial appraisal and thorough examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation systems
  • BOHS M304: Assessments under the COSHH Regulations
  • Client tailored COSHH training courses
  • Bespoke sampling courses aimed at teaching the basics of how to sample for substances hazardous to health.