Graham Sustainability Institute

Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Health

EHS 550

Discussion of the basic concepts of occupational and environmental hygiene; recognition and evaluation of chemical, physical and biological hazards; the human environment; control hierarchies, strategies and technologies; personal protection, criteria and standards; the international dimension; and ethical issues. The course provides basic underpinnings of the nature of theory and practice in occupational and environmental hygiene, and thus provides a structural framework for thinking about the field, identifying linkages between disciplines and specialties, and providing a platform for more advanced study in the individual areas listed.

Public Health » Environmental Health Sciences
Fall 2014