Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work
10 October 2023
Attending this workshop will give you a practical and
informative overview of biological monitoring. You will be
introduced to the fundamentals of biological monitoring and shown
how it can be a useful and cost-effective tool for occupational
hygiene and health professionals to assess and control exposure to
substances in the workplace.
Biological monitoring is based on the analysis of hazardous
substances or their metabolites in urine, blood, or breath, and is
used to assess chemical exposures by inhalation, ingestion and
absorption through the skin.
It is particularly valuable where control of exposure relies on
personal protective equipment or where substances may be absorbed
through the skin. It can also be used to investigate the
behavioural aspects of exposure controls.
This workshop provides an overview of biological monitoring and
how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health
professionals offer. There is also a practical, interactive
learning element using relevant case studies to develop your
The course will cover:
- An introduction to biological monitoring
- Practicalities of biological monitoring
- The view from a hygienist - how to use biological monitoring to
assess chemical exposures
- Practical interactive learning element using relevant case
- Interpreting biological monitoring results
- Understand the fundamentals of biological monitoring
- Understand the practicalities of establishing a biological
- Understand how biological monitoring can enhance the services
that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer
- Understand how to use biological monitoring to assess chemical
- Know how to interpret and act on results from biological
Who should attend?
The workshop is designed for occupational hygiene and health
providers who are interested in what biological monitoring can do
for them and their clients. It is also designed for company
employees specifically responsible for worker health
Comments & Feedback
"Excellent, well worth the time."
Andrew Booth, RPS Business Healthcare
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in real-time, allowing
you to have a direct dialogue with our experts, a high level of
interaction with the other attendees and lots of opportunities to
ask questions - just as you would in a real classroom.
All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or
tablet with a webcam and microphone. Before you book, you can check
that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the
software is compatible with your firewall settings.
£395 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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