cod. 1002292

Academic year 2018/19
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
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Learning objectives

The Module of Safety Regulations in the Study and Work Environment aims to provide the students with knowledge of the regulation on safety and risk prevention for public health environment workers as employers, managers and operators.
A further goal of the Module is to favour the ability to apply the acquired knowledge in the 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.

Mutti A, Corradi M. Lezioni di Medicina del Lavoro, Ed. Berti

Pictures presented during the course will be available at the Segreteria di Medicina del Lavoro.

Teaching methods

The course will consist of four lectures, each one of two hours, during which the prevention aspects that are more relevant fo Medical School students will be discussed, with the support of audiovisual media. A seminar will be held by the Director of the Service of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene of the Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Parma.
The course material will be made ​​available to students to allow them an effective preparation.

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of the objectives of the Module will be assessed through a final check at the end of the training sessions, which will be performed by administering a multiple choice questionnaire.
Students will be given 30 questions with four possible answers to each question, of which only one right.
To pass the final check, it is necessary to correctly answer at least 18 questions.
The evaluation will consist in an idoneity.

Other information

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