cod. 1002292

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Medicina del lavoro (MED/44)
Formazione clinica interdisciplinare e medicina basata sulle evidenze
Type of training activity
8 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Learning objectives

Knowledge of the regulation on safety and risk prevention for public health environment workers such as employers, managers and operators. Identification of risk factors for chemical, physical, biological and behavioural agents.


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Course unit content

Occupational Medicine in the regulation system of Prevention and Safety in working environments;
European and National regulations for Safety and Prevention in working environments;
Responsibilities of employers, managers, workers;
Work risks in public health;
Presence of chemical agents, safety sheets, labelling; Risk evaluation, prevention of accidents and occupational diseases; procedures and tools for personal and environmental protection;
Presence of physical agents, risk evaluation, prevention and protection;
Presence of biological agents, risk evaluation, prevention and protection.
Ergonomic and behavioural risk, evaluation and prevention.

Full programme

The Occupational Medicine in the regulatory system of prevention and safety at the workplace;
European and national regulations for safety and prevention in the workplace;
Responsibility of the employer, the manager, the person in charge of the worker;
Occupational hazards in the health field;
Chemical agents, safety data sheets, labeling, risk assessment, prevention of risks and occupational diseases, procedures and personal protective equipment and the environment;
Presence of physical agents, risk assessment, prevention and protection;
Presence of biological agents, risk assessment, prevention and protection;
Ergonomic risk and behavioral. Evaluation and Prevention.


Dec. Leg.vo 81/2008 and further modifications.

L. Alessio, P. Apostoli: Manuale di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Piccin Editor, 2009.

V. Foà, L. Ambrosi: Medicina del Lavoro, Utet, second edition, 2003. Pictures presented during the course will be available at the Segreteria di Medicina del Lavoro.

Teaching methods

Classroom lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

Other information

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