BioPharma Basics

BioPharma Basics is a 40-hour e-learning course that presents occupational hygienists and others with the basics of the BioPharma industry.  Beginning with the history of pharmaceuticals, and ranging through detailed material on processes, technologies, exposure assessment, controls and safe handling, this course is a thorough introduction to the industry.  

The  course is a collaboration with the Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA).

  • Contact Hours: 40  hours
  • Accreditation Agency:  Phylmar Academy, a division of The Phylmar Group, Inc.

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

The course is directed toward professional level occupational hygienists that are relatively new to the pharmaceutical industry and for those experienced hygienists looking to broaden their knowledge.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Learning objectives are provided for each of the nine topic areas below.

Topics Include

  • Understanding the BioPharma Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Products and Their Hazards
  • Processes and Technologies
  • Hazard Assessment and Communication
  • Exposure Assessment
  • Control of Exposure
  • Control Banding
  • Management of Occupational Hygiene
  • End User Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs


Single Seat - free during development

For bulk pricing or to license the course for unlimited users, please contact for additional discounts.

The course certificate of completion acknowledges completion of a specific course; it does not certify the participant to perform any particular work or task.

In development $999.00

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