Learning outcomes of the course unit
The module of Occupational Medicine is a part of the integrated Course of Hygiene, Occupational Medicine and Law. The module aims to provide students a knowledge and understanding on legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace and ability to use the knowledge and understanding gained in identyfing occupational risk in the workplaces.
Course contents summary
The first part covers legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace. The second part is occupational diseases and their prevention. The last part of the course concerns health care risk.
Legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace.
Occupational diseases and their prevention.
Work related diseases.
Work related stress.
Organization of shift and night work.
Risk of upper limb overload, repetitive movements.
The occupational dermatitis.
The personal protective equipment.
Material provided by the teacher with powerpoint slides.
L. Alessio, P. Apostoli " Manuale di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale". Casa editrice Piccin.
Oral lectures with powerpoint presentations.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the module includes an oral examination for evaluating the knowledge and understanding of the content from the students.