cod. 1002292

Academic year 2020/21
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 aim of the course is to provide the student with the basis for understanding the meaning of concepts of risk and health risk factor. The course aims to promote the health professional's understanding of the possible health consequences of exposure to different risk factors. At the end of the course the student will be able to know and use the personal protective equipment in the required context, as a measure of prevention of physical, chemical and biological risk.


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Course unit content

The course provides basic knowledge of legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace. The basic concepts of occupational medicine and the issues necessary to know the links between exposure to risk agents and occupational diseases, with particular reference to work risks in the health environment, will be addressed.

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.
Physical agents, risk assessment, prevention and protection.
Biological agents, risk assessment, prevention and protection.
Ergonomic risk and behavioral. Evaluation and Prevention.


Leg.vo Dec. 81/2008 and subsequent amendments and additions.
Lezioni di Medicina del Lavoro. Mutti A, Corradi M. Edizioni Berti.
Material provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course is through a written test. The test consists of 30 multiple choice questions on the course contents (reference texts + documents uploaded to Elly during the course). There is no penalty for incorrect answers.
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

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