Lifelong Learning

Program Description

Health Hazards in Construction

Dates:April 11, 2018
Meets:W from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location:HOLLAND - Large Conference Room 104
Instructor:Dave Humenick
Fee: $90.00Fee Breakdown

Sign-in from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Registration Deadline : April 4, 2018 MIOSHA discount price given if student register for 3 or more classes at one time or when a company registers 3 or more people for one class at the same time. In the event of inclement weather, please refer to GVSU website at for delayed openings and cancellations or call the inclement weather line at 616-331-2020.

There are still openings remaining at this time.

This course will help educate and make the construction manager/worker aware of some typical occupational health hazards and potential health effects that are associated with the construction trade industry. This workshop is designed to give the student an overview of the basics of industrial hygiene, as well as health issues that may be encountered in the construction industry. Topics covered include lead, silica, cadmium, isocyanates, hexavalent chromium, and asbestos. Students will be able to recognize potential problems with exposures and how to protect themselves with the use of engineering controls and personal protective equipment.