OSHA 521: OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

Course Description

Learn about industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Focus on OSHA health standards, permissible exposure limits, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, sampling instrumentation, hearing conservation, workplace health program elements, and other industrial hygiene related topics. Use workplace scenarios to describe hazards and determine what OSHA health standards apply.


CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15146 Jul 27, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15147 Nov 9, 2015 Nov 13, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14044 Jul 28, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14045 Nov 3, 2014 Nov 7, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
15145 Mar 9, 2015 Mar 13, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875

Who Should Attend

Industrial hygiene professionals, certified safety professionals, EHS managers, human resources, safety and health consultants

How You Will Benefit

  • Define terms relating to OSHA health requirements.

  • Recognize potential health hazards in the workplace.

  • Perform basic health hazard evaluations using OSHA sampling procedures.

  • Recommend suitable strategies for controlling hazardous conditions.

  • Describe the elements required for an effective workplace health program.


  • Air contaminant sampling

  • Air sampling laboratory

  • Compliance with air contaminant standards

  • Compliance with hazard communication

  • Compliance with hazardous waste standards

  • Compliance with the asbestos standard

  • Compliance with the bloodborne pathogens standard

  • Compliance with the noise standard

  • Compliance with the respirator standard

  • Compliance with ventilation standards and laboratory ventilation

  • Detector tube sampling

  • Elements of a workplace health program

  • Hazard violation workshop

  • Health hazard recognition

  • OSHA ergonomic guidelines



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Current copy of OSHA's 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standard (1900-1910.999 and 1910.1000 to end)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET