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Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Jacqueline Agnew
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Practice in collaboration with other disciplines within the field of occupational health
Evaluate the industrial environment, including industrial processes, hazards, labor issues, and corporate structure in the context of worker health and safety
Analyze examples of workplace and other environmental exposures in the context of regulations, laws, and policies
Formulate a program and a feasible implementation plan to control occupational health hazards
Recommend risk management approaches, including regulatory, engineering, and behavioral/risk communication options
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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 8:30 - 11:20
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 11:20
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 11:20
  • Thursday 8:30 - 11:20
  • Friday 8:30 - 11:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Enrollment Restriction: Registration restricted to MSPH in OEH PTIB students
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Restricted to ONLY EHS MSPH OEH students

For consent, contact:

Occupational Health 1 (182.620)

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: This course is the second in a sequence of two courses (OH I and II). Students must take OH I and II.