School Of Science And Health

Occupational and Environmental HygieneWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300682.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic understanding of chemistry, physics, biology, workplace hazards OHS law.

Equivalent Units
300394 - Occupational Environment: Assessment and Control, EH845A - Hazardous Chemical Assessment, EH840A - Ergonomics

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Field visits may limit the numbers in any particular activity for WHS reasons. Students will need appropriate PPE such as safety shoes, laboratory coats and safety glasses.

About this Unit
The unit will expose students to the various methods used in measuring exposures to chemical pollutants, biological pollutants, ergonomics, noise, heat & cold and lighting in both the workplace and general indoor environment. In addition to assessing the exposures student will explore the various methods available of controlling the different types of exposures. The unit will involve measuring various types of potential hazards and comparing the results to current standards before recommending methods of controlling the hazard/s.

4652.2Graduate Diploma in Health ScienceCONTINUING
4681.1Master of Health (Research Studies)/PhDSUSPENDED

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