Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide the student with the basis for understanding the concepts of risk and risk factors for human health in light of the safety and risk prevention legislation for workers, providing the essential elements for the measures to be taken in relation to the specific risks covered.
The aim of the course is to promote the ability to apply the knowledge acquired in the identification of risk conditions related to chemical, physical and biological agents specifically derived from the future profession.
Course contents summary
The course aims to address the issues necessary to know the causal links between exposure to risk agents and the appearance of occupational diseases.
The main health prevention and protection tools for specific work risks will be considered, with particular reference to the health sector.
The course provides basic knowledge of existing legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace.
Introduction to Occupational Medicine and general concepts.
Historical overviews of the birth and evolution of occupational medicine.
The current legislation on the protection of safety and health in the workplace.
Classification of employment risk factors with particular reference to health.
Lezioni di Medicina del Lavoro. Mutti A, Corradi M. Edizioni Berti.
Material provided by the teacher.
Assessment methods and criteria
The examination includes the assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course through a oral examination with questions aimed to verify the knowledge and understanding of the content of the course.