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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SHM 102 - Occupational Health


Description:
Explore the fundamental concepts of occupational health, including identification of health hazards in the work place, prevention of work place injuries and illnesses, human factors, and environmental health as it relates to the workplace. Course will be offered every year (Winter and Summer).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain scientific and technological advances in occupational health and how they impact the lives of workers
  • Describe potential biological, chemical, ergonomic, physical, and psychosocial risk factors and hazards
  • Assess the importance of prevention and proactive behavior in reducing risk factors and hazards
  • Research occupational and environmental risk factors, hazards, and exposures for a selected work environment
  • Investigate the use of human factors theories to enhance workplace health
  • Prioritize recommendations based on research and quantitative reasoning
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
11/2/17



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