Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification


We Offer Three Different Types of Safety Trainings

Whether you want Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification in as little as two/three hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford. There is no need to find Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification near you. With our courses, you can train and get certified from anywhere.

Online Training

Industrial Hygiene Training Online is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location or for employers who need to assign courses to their employees. Online training is also eligible for bulk pricing discounts for groups of 16+ trainees.

Training Kits

The kit is for those who want to do the training themselves. It’s an Canada compliant industrial hygiene training PowerPoint presentation to train a group of people at one time in one location. If you need to train a trainer we offer a train the trainer course.

Train the Trainer

The Industrial Hygiene Train the Trainer course is meant to certify a single individual to use the training kit to train others. The kit is included with the train the trainer online course for no additional cost. Results in a lifetime certification.

What’s in the Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification Course?

Our Introduction to Industrial Hygiene training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on anticipating hazards, recognizing hazards, evaluating hazards, controlling hazards, and the industrial hygiene program.
During this training, we will be taking a look at how industrial hygiene principles apply to the workplace. We will go over how hygienists anticipate hazards and recognize those that are already present on the job. We will discuss how hygienists and employees can evaluate the severity of a given hazard and identify control methods. We will also look at the elements of a successful industrial hygiene program. To conclude the training, we will review some investigated case studies that illustrate the pitfalls of ignoring industrial hygiene principles.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by Canada.
Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 1 – 1.5 hours.
Intended Audience:

  • Safety Officers
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Employees

Canada Standards

  • SOR/86-304 PART X – Hazardous Substances

  • SOR/86-304 PART XIX – Hazard Prevention Program

Why do I need a Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification

While Canada doesn’t have a specific standards for industrial hygiene, employers are required to provide a workplace that “is free from recognizable hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious harm to employees.”
This means employers have a legal and ethical obligation to promote a work environment that is free from hazards. You and your coworkers have the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes the safety, equality, and well-being of all.

Stay Informed On All Things

Did You Know?

  • More than 40% of OSHA compliance offices are also industrial hygienists. (OSHA)

  • It also led to an 80% decrease in the cost per claim, (OSHA)

  • There were nearly 3 million injuries in the workplace in 2018. (BLS)

  • Industrial hygienists work in many settings, from offices to factories. (BLS)

  • Outside of the United States, industrial hygiene is called “occupational hygiene.” (International Occupational Hygienists Association)

Industrial Hygiene Training & Certification FAQs

What is the difference between industrial hygiene and occupational health or occupational hygiene?

There is no difference between the two. In the United States, people use the term “industrial hygiene.” In most other countries, they use the term “occupational health.”

What is meant by industrial hygiene?

Industrial hygiene is a science that involves anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards in the workplace that could harm employees.

Why is industrial hygiene important?

Employees want to return home from work each day just as healthy as when they left. They also want to keep their loved ones safe from any harmful substances they work with on the job. The best way to maintain employee health and safety is to prevent hazardous conditions from arising in the workplace. This helps employees keep their loved ones safe, in turn.

How do I get my Industrial Hygiene Certification?

At a minimum, hygienists must get a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study. Then, they must do on-the-job training and get certified through the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Beyond that, hygienists have to stay up to date on all their certifications. To further advance their career, they may consider getting a master’s degree in a relevant field of study.

What is the main focus of industrial hygiene/occupational health?

The main focus is to preserve employee health and safety in the workplace. The goal is to eliminate any work-related injuries or illnesses. Hygienists accomplish this through identifying hazards recommending safer work practices.

What are the principles of industrial hygiene/occupational health?

The principles include anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards to employee health and safety.

What are the types of industrial hygiene/occupational health?

The main categorizations of hazards that hygienists pay attention to are air contaminants, chemical hazards, physical hazards, biological hazards, and ergonomics hazards. Some hygienists may observe other factors as well, such as mental health, distractions, and physical health.

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