SAChE® Certificate Program - Toxicological Hazards

  • Course ID:
    ELA961
  • Type:
    eLearning (online) Course
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    3 hours
  • CEUs:
    0.30
  • PDHs:
    3.00

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Toxicology is the quantitative and qualitative study of the effects of toxicants on biological organisms. This intermediate course explains key concepts related to toxicological hazards. Students will be introduced to vocabulary used to describe specific toxic effects, as well as resources available to characterize the hazardous properties of chemicals. This course also covers how toxicants can enter biological organisms and how this information is used in the prevention and detection of toxic exposure. Finally, this course also lays the groundwork for other Level 2 courses by explaining how to calculate, estimate and communicate the values of airborne chemical concentrations in several release scenarios.

Instructor(s): 

Joshua Enszer

Joshua Enszer is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware. He earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on undergraduate chemical engineering education, including Game-Based Learning and Writing to Learn.

Previously, Josh worked at the University of Maryland Baltimore County as a lecturer in chemical engineering, and before that at the University of Notre Dame as interim coordinator...Read more

Dennis Bernhard

Dennis Bernhard is a retired Chemical Engineer, having spent 40 years working for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.  In the first half of his career, he was a process engineer, responsible for the design of cryogenic processes for the separation of light hydrocarbons, hydrogen, methane, helium and other gases from natural gas, refinery gases, and other sources.   He moved into process safety in the second half of his career and was responsible for conducting PHA’s both for new as well as existing operating air separation and hydrogen plants, reviewing proposed changes in industrial gas...Read more

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