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MGT8016 Occupational Health and Occupational Hygiene

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Management and Marketing

Other requisites

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This subject introduces managers to the pathology of work related disease and to basic procedures and processes in occupational hygiene. Topics covered include: noise and vibration, thermal comfort, lighting, dusts, modes of entry, standards and threshold limit values, measurement techniques, toxicology, occupational diseases, biological hazards, workplace stressors (chemical and physical) and principles of control. Socio- political and socio-scientific aspects of occupational health and hygiene are also covered.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 Online