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182.623.81 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Dennis Averill
Course Instructor:
  • Dennis Averill

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Examines elements needed to design and implement an effective safety and health program in industry. Stresses managerial techniques, including financial planning, communications, organizational structure, planning, auditing, and the use of records.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the organization and structure of an occupational health service system
  2. Assess major approaches to managing and improving health services organizations, including approaches to process improvement, strategic planning, and organizational design
  3. Apply performance improvement concepts and tools in revising a specific process within an organizational setting
  4. Prepare a basic budget
Methods of Assessment:

Based on class participation and preparation of a basic budget

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

consent req. of any students not in the MSPH program in EHS

For consent, contact:

daverill@jhsph.edu