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Special Studies Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

4th term
Environmental Health and Engineering
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor :
Carla Reinhard

Introduction to Online Learning.


Provides a platform for faculty, students and invited speakers to present seminars dealing with occupational and environmental hygiene professional practice and research. Provides examples of various occupational/environmental settings and associated worker hazards. Serves to integrate various courses taken as part of the online master’s in OEH program and to familiarize students with state-of-the art professional practice procedures and guidelines. Provides a venue for master’s students to present their final essays.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Discuss current issues in occupational safety and health/occupational and environmental hygiene.
  2. Discuss workplace risk management approaches including regulatory, engineering, and behavioral/risk communication options.
  3. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of various methodological approaches used in the practice of occupational and environmental hygiene.
Methods of Assessment:

Students are required to attend all LiveTalks, either real time or via the archived session, and take a short quiz after each presentation.

Enrollment Restriction:

Registration restricted to students enrolled in MSPH OEH PTIB program.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Instructor consent is required for students not in the MSPH OEH PTIB Program

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

This course is presented monthly throughout the academic year; however, students don’t officially enroll until Term 4.