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Description

Prior to accessing your first module in the Occupational and Nanotechnology Health and Safety series, we need you to complete a short survey. This information will satisfy our funding requirements and tell us who is interested in learning about occupational and nanotechnology health and safety. Once you have completed and submitted the survey, you have access to all the modules without repeating the survey. There are 19 modules in the series. You may take these modules in sequence or at your own discretion. Thank you for your interest in the METPHAST Modules.

Introduction to Aerosols

(This module is one of 5 units comprising the first section of METPHAST: Introduction to Occupational Hygiene.  There are 15 modules on Nanotechnology Health and Safety, as well. See the section "Additional Information" for more details about these modules.)

In this module you will learn the definition of aerosols, the concepts of particle diameter, size distributions, how to derive surface area and mass from the number of particles, and how to measure concentrations.

Objectives

By the end of the module, learners should be able to:

  • Define "aerosol" and related terms
  • Interpret summary properties of particle distribution
  • Predict the relationship between aerosol source and particle size
  • Describe approaches to measuring airborne particles

Continuing Education Units

Please note that these trainings may offer different types of continuing education credits. This Learner Portal may not calculate the correct number of continuing education credits. Please refer to the Continuing Education Credits section of your course site after registration for the correct information.

This course is eligible for 0.1 CEUs or 1.0 contact hours and up to 1 CPH re-certification credits can be earned by completing this course.

Contact & Questions

For questions regarding course registration, materials, and content, please email cpheo@umn.edu.

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Section Title
Introduction to Occupational Hygiene: Introduction to Aerosols
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Sep 05, 2019 to Sep 30, 2023
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Section Details

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This module is one of 5 units comprising the first section of METPHAST online learning modules--Introduction to Occupational Hygiene including:

  • Occupational Hygiene Principles
  • Risk Assessment Principles
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Guidelines
  • Introduction to Aerosols
  • Importance of Particle Size

There are 14 additional modules on Nanotechnology Health and Safety including:

  Introduction to Nanotechnology

 Exposure to Raw Nanomaterials

 Exposure to Nanomaterials in Products

 Nanomaterials in the Environment

 Nanoparticle Health Effects

Sampling Instrumentation for Airborne Nanomaterials

Sampling Strategies for Airborne Nanomaterials

Assessing Dermal Exposures to Nanomaterials

Standards and Regulations Pertinent to Nanomaterials

Work Practice & Administrative Controls and PPE for Nanomaterials

Engineering Controls for Nanomaterials

Air Cleaners for Nanoparticles

Special Situations and Affiliated Hazards for Nanomaterials

 

Disposal of Nanomaterials

 

 

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