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.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Public Health » Environmental Health Sciences
Semesters: 
Fall 2014