InTERACCT Training

InTERACCT Training

CHEMICAL HAZARD RECOGNITION

Sourcing Information

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the primary types of health hazards associated with chemicals
  • Explain key chemical physical principles and how they relate to exposures and health hazards
  • Find relevant, credible sources of chemical hazard information
  • Differentiate among information source types Analyze strengths and limitations of sources of information

Foundational Principles of Health Hazard Evaluation

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Find relevant, credible sources of chemical hazard information, including the potential hazards associated with different classes of chemicals and chemical-physical properties
  • Differentiate among information source types
  • Analyze strengths and limitations of sources of information
Health Hazard Evaluation Data Sources
Health Hazard Evaluation Process

Technology Overview

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • ¬†Summarize the applied technology, that is the application to work and related work tasks
  • Build process flow diagram, linking work and work tasks to process environment and potential hazards
Linking Work and Work Tasks to Process, Environment, and Potential Hazards

Using the IHEST Tool

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Organize work and work tasks and document in IHEST.
  • Identify environmental characteristics (e.g. location such as workplace and hazard controls such as ventilation)
  • Organize work and work task hazard information (e.g. chemical & physical properties)
Using the Industrial Hygiene Exposure Scenario Tool (IHEST): An Excel-Based Tool

Using the Structured Deterministic Model (SDM) 2.0 Tool

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Demonstrate how to use the Structured Deterministic Model 2.0 to capture chemical hazard data
  • Explain meaning of ‘Controlling Compound’ with a chemical mixture
  • Apply SDM 2.0 to identify controlling compound
Using SDM 2.0 to Conduct a Preliminary Exposure Assessment

Exposure Routes - Gases/Vapors

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify potential routes of exposure by analyzing gas/vapor properties of chemical hazards and work tasks.
  • Construct preliminary exposure scenario using the IHEST tool.
Exposure Routes – Gases/Vapors

Spatial Graphing Techniques

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Spatial graphing goals and advantages, and data gathering methods
  • Measurement interpolation and spatial mapping in Excel
  • Understand use of spatial mapping in various industries

Selecting Appropriate Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Differentiate among the various types of occupational exposure limits
  • Identify the predominant authoritative organizations that set occupational exposure limits
  • Align OELs and occupational exposure scenarios
Types of Occupational Exposure Limits
Selecting an Occupational Exposure Limit