0.1 CEU (1.0 contact hours)

This module provides an overview of workplace hazards including recognition of stresses in the occupational environment, routes of entry into the workplace, the relationship of dose response and identification of Occupational Exposure limits.


Upon completion of this module the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize biological and chemical stresses that exist in the occupational environment
  2. Identify routes of entry for workplace contaminants
  3. Understand dose-response relationships
  4. Identify Occupational Exposure Limits and understand the differences between regulatory (e.g., PELs) and non-regulatory (e.g., TLV) OELs


Environmental Health Sciences
    1. Describe the direct and indirect human, ecological, and safety effects of major environmental and occupational agents.

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Section Title
Recognition/Assessment: Chemical and Biological Hazards
Online, self paced
Oct 19, 2015 to Oct 19, 2040
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 19, 2015
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 19, 2015
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