May 13 @ 7:00 PM - August 12 @ 10:00 PM
Provides students with an understanding of the occupationally induced injuries and diseases affecting each body system. Through the study of occupational disease and the occupational effects on specific organ systems (such as respiratory disease, cancer, stress, back problems), students will gain an appreciation of the OHS problems of specific groups of workers.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the common and important occupational diseases of the major body systems, their nature, relationship to work exposures and prevention.
- Locate and assess the literature on occupational diseases and related conditions.
- Write in an academic style, summarize, critique and synthesize relevant literature when writing scientific reports within Occupational Health and Safety