OCHS13016 Occupational Health, Hygiene and Toxicology

Course description

This course allows for a learner to gain an understanding of a range of occupational hygiene hazards in the workplace, including the long term adverse effects of exposure, the assessment of physical, chemical and biological hazards utilising scientific equipment and methodologies as well as control considerations and methods. Areas covered include identification of occupational hygiene hazards, sampling and analytical techniques and equipment, fitness for work, health surveillance, the concepts 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. It is a requirement of this course to have access to the CQU website and the internet.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences
Career: Undergraduate
Units of credit: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
EFTSL 0.12500

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