Training Course on 'Occupational Hygiene' in Suriname
Date: 11-13 August 2014
Venue: Paramaribo - Suriname

The Centre has organised a training course on “Occupational Hygiene” within the framework of Capacity Building Programme for Occupational Safety and Health (OIC-OSHCaB) on 11-13 August 2014 in Paramaribo, Suriname. The Course was provided by Occupational Health and Safety Centre, Republic of Turkey and was attended by staff members of the Foundation for Innovation, Health and Safety Centre, Suriname.

The training course on “Occupational Hygiene” mainly covered the following subjects:

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

  • Anatomy and Physiology & Toxicology
  • Physical Hazards (Noise, Radiation and Thermal Stress)
  • Ergonomics & Biological Hazards
  • Walkthrough Surveys & Air Sampling
  • Sound Measurement & Ventilation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Respiratory Protection

Indoor Air Quality

  • Ventilation Systems
  • Measurement Methods
  • Measurement Equipment


  • Measurement Methods
  • Measurement Equipment
  • Hearing Loss / Protection Methods


  • Measurement Methods
  • Measurement Equipment
  • Exposure Disease
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)