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182.624.01 Occupational Health II

Environmental Health and Engineering
Summer term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Mon 06/03/2013 - Tue 06/11/2013
Class Times:
June 3, 8:30-11:50 am June 4, 8:30-11:50 am June 5, 8:30-11:50 am June 6, full day field trip June 7, 1:00-5:00 pm Monday, June 10, 1:00-5:00 pm Tuesday, June 11, 1:00-5:00 pm
  • M Tu W,  8:30 - 11:50am
  • Thursday,  8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday,  8:00 - 8:50am
  • Saturday,  1:00 - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jacqueline Agnew
Course Instructors:

Occupational Health 1 (182.620)


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.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

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