Learn toxicology with accomplished toxicologist Laura Robinson

In this newly updated eLearning course, you’ll be given a solid introduction to toxicology by expert Laura Robinson. The course is designed to be as engaging as it is informative, using a rich mix of content types and representing exceptional value for money.

Why do you need to understand Toxicology?

Toxicology is the study of adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms, more specifically, how chemicals can cause harm to humans. Understanding the potential hazards and risks of using chemicals in both daily and work life is a key component to keeping yourself and others around you safe.

How this course can help

This course provides you with the knowledge to recognise the ways in which chemicals may interact with living organisms and the precautionary measures which are needed to prevent harm to humans.

This informative eLearning course clearly explains:

  • The key points and concepts of toxicology
  • Acute, repeated dose and genetic toxicity
  • Testing Requirements
  • Risk, hazard and exposure
  • Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

This is achieved via a series of 17 modules filled with up-to-date regulatory data, using over 500 professionally-designed pages of content combined with 295 audio explanations and 90 videos, module-specific quiz questions, an extensive glossary of terms and supplementary module handouts to aid your learning.

Review the Module Learning Outcomes.

What's New?

The first edition of this course focused specifically on REACH regulation; in response to trainees’ feedback, we have now rewritten the content to provide more clarity on a global scale.

Version 2.0 includes updates on:

  • in vitro testing
  • acute toxicity
  • in vivo studies
  • carcinogenicity
  • structural alerts
  • respiratory sensitisers
  • endocrine disruptors
  • human health risk assessment

“Excellent - as a lawyer and non-toxicologist I found it a very useful
introduction to the subject.”

Regulatory Affairs Manager, Nickel Institute

Who is this course for?

  • HSE professionals
  • Occupational hygienists
  • Anyone involved in classification and labelling
  • R&D chemists
  • Authors of SDS
  • Anyone involved in chemical control regulations
  • New recruits to companies needing a quick start to understanding toxicological terms

Disclaimer: For the smoothest learning experience it is advised to complete the courses either in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.