OCHS20021 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, health promotion, fitness for work, health surveillance, rehabilitation screening, the concept of biological monitoring and biological exposure indices, their relationship to occupational exposure standards and the concept of dose. Relevant legislative and guidance materials as they relate to occupational health, hygiene and toxicology will be identified to provide students with options for hazard evaluation and control. Compulsory residential school for distance students. It is a requirement of this course to have access to the CQU website and internet.

Course at a glance

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

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