Skin Exposure Risk Management
Date: To be Scheduled
Duration: 16 hours
Time: 9am – 6pm
Fee: SGD$820 (Inclusive of 9% GST)
Skills Framework for Workplace Safety and Health
Technical Skills & Competencies (TSC) Reference Document
Level 5 (WPH-WSH-5070-1.1)
Employees in various workplaces may face the risk of having chemicals entering their bodies. While it is more common for employers to address such hazards, they have focused most on inhalation the chemicals instead of absorption through skin. Some chemicals can enter the body through the skin and cause mild to severe injuries to the workers. This course focuses on this specific area of skin exposure and how to mitigate its risk.
Course Learning Outcome
To implement control measures and programmes to manage skin exposure risks.
- Protective roles of skin
- Skin physiology
- Function of skin
- Ill-health effects due to skin exposure
- Strategies for managing skin exposure risks
- Control measures for managing skin exposure risks
- Personal protective equipment programme
- Skin management programme
- Legal requirement applicable to protection of skin
Continual Professional Development
This is an Institute of Ergonomics and Hygiene (IEH) accredited course. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for each person attending the course and demonstrating that they have understood the course content.
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