Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and Fatigue in the Workplace

Everyone in our modern society is exposed to the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) that surround all electric devices. Workers may be exposed to high magnetic fields if they work near electrical systems that use large amounts of electric power (for example, large electric motors, generators, or the power supply or electric cables of a building). As an OESH professional, you should be familiar with the natural and man-made sources of EMFs and possible health risks from exposure. During this webinar, we will discuss the current guidelines for EMF exposure and why being aware of the frequency of the fields is important to workplace safety.

 

 

Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  1. Define electromagnetic fields
  2. Measure EMFs in the workplace.
  3. List the current guidelines for EMF exposure.
  4. Protect workers occupationally exposed to EMF.

Lecturer

Dr. Daniel Farcas, CIH, CSP, CHMM

Dr. Daniel Farcas has more than 20 years of experience in conducting scientific research and leading production teams in a variety of fields including public health, infection control, nanotechnology, microbiology, silica, and asbestos. He is author or co-author of numerous scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.

 

Credit

This course contains 1 hours of instruction. 0.1 CEUs are offered for this course.

As an IACET Accredited Provider, Bowen Learning Network offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Eligible for BGC CM hours, BCSP COC points, IHMM CMP credit, and more.

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Completion Requirements

To receive a Certificate of Completion for this course, participants are required to complete the following items:

  1. Participate in the live webinar or review the on-demand webinar recording.
  2. Score 70% or higher on the quiz.
  3. Complete the webinar evaluation.

No certificate will be awarded to participants who do not meet the above completion requirements.

Computer Requirements

The Bowen Learning Network online virtual classrooms are powered by BigBlueButton. It fully supports the Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebook platforms (see below for versions supported). Support is available for iOS (iPads) and Android Tablets. While smart phones can be used, the screens are too small to display all of the aspects of the Virtual Classroom.  For the best online learning experience, the use of a device with a larger screen is HIGHLY recommended. A physical keyboard is also recommended.

 

Pricing and Access

This webinar is available On-Demand through the Member Center.

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