OCHS13016 Occupational Health, Hygiene and Toxicology

Course Description

A range of occupational health hazards in the workplace will be discussed in this course. Areas covered include identification of occupational hygiene hazards, sampling and analytical techniques for occupational hygiene hazards, fitness for work, health surveillance, the concept of biological monitoring and biological exposure indices, their relationship to occupational exposure standards and the concept of dose. Relevant legislative and guidance standards as they relate to occupational health, hygiene and toxicology will be identified to provide learners with options for hazard evaluation and control. Note: Students may NOT gain credit for both 72357 AND 72233 / 72321.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
HECS Banding: 2
EFTSL 0.125

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