Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

Full course details
Location: OHMS Sydney
Cost: $3,000 ex GST
Health Effects of Hazardous Substances


Candidates will be introduced to toxicology, physiology and epidemiology and be able to identify chemical substances hazardous to health in their workplace and understand their harmful effects on target organs.


  • Provide definitions of commonly used toxicological terms;
  • Describe the main routes by which hazardous substances can enter the body, and the factors which influence their absorption, distribution, storage and elimination;
  • Describe the main sources of information on hazardous substances and processes;
  • Describe the main features of the principal target organs affected by hazardous substances at work, and the factors which influence the degree of harm;
  • Describe the main routes of exposure and toxic and health effects for hazardous substances commonly encountered in the workplace;
  • Carry out basic interpretation of the results from epidemiological studies.

This course will be held on the 7th - 11th September 2020 in Sydney.

To reserve your place, please click on the attachment below.  Please note that we are currentloy experiencing difficulties with the booking form, so please download the form and send to us as an attachment to We thank you for your patience whilst we rectify this problem: