Learning outcomes of the course unit
The module of Occupational Ergonomics is a part of the integrated Course of Science of Risk Prevention in the Workplaces I. 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 of the module concerns legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace, work related diseases, manual handling, manual handling of patients, work-related stress. The last part is on organization of shift and night work; risk of upper limb biomechanical overload, repetitive movements; Mechanical vibrations; work office and atypical works.
Legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace. Work related diseases, manual handling, manual handling of patients. Work-related stress. Organization of shift and night work. Risk of upper limb biomechanical overload, repetitive movements. Mechanical vibrations: measurement, effects, prevention. Work office: legislation, risk prevention. Atypical works.
Material provided by the teacher with power point 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.