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182.624.19 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH II

Department:
Environmental Health and Engineering
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  8:30 - 11:20am

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Jacqueline Agnew
Course Instructors:
Prerequisite:

Occupational Health 1 (182.620)

Description:

Examines approaches evaluating the industrial environment including industrial process, hazards, organization, and management structure using lectures, discussions, and visits to industrial sites. Stresses the importance of interdisciplinary cooperation in the development of occupational health programs, with reference to the workplace in the next decade. Requires site visits and lectures plus group work, a presentation, and a written report.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Practice in collaboration with other disciplines within the field of occupational health
  2. Evaluate the industrial environment, including industrial processes, hazards, labor issues, and corporate structure in the context of worker health and safety
  3. Analyze examples of workplace and other environmental exposures in the context of regulations, laws, and policies
  4. Formulate a program and a feasible implementation plan to control occupational health hazards
  5. Recommend risk management approaches, including regulatory, engineering, and behavioral/risk communication options
  6. Assess the effectiveness of interventions that have been instituted to modify risks associated with workplace and other environmental hazards
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on attendance, class participation, an oral presentation and a written report.

Enrollment Restriction:

Registration restricted to MSPH in OEH PTIB students

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Restricted to ONLY EHS MSPH OEH students

For consent, contact:

jagnew@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

This course is the second in a sequence of two courses (OH I and II). Students must take OH I and II.