Postgraduate studies in occupational hygiene 1 873

Module code OHS 873
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the basic concepts of occupational hygiene. Topics addressed in this module include occupational hygiene principles, legislation, risk management (including risk assessment), measuring environmental factors, ergonomics, biological environmental factors, psychological environmental factors, control of environmental factors, communication and report writing and toxicology. Problem-based assignments and practical work needs to be completed and submitted after completion of each unit standard.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites FLG 322 or equivalent occupational hygiene coursework with 2 year practical experience in the field of occupational hygiene
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation School of Health Syst & Public
Period of presentation Year

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