cod. 08722

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - First semester
- Roberta ANDREOLI
Academic discipline
Medicina del lavoro (MED/44)
Scienze della prevenzione e dei servizi sanitari
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: HEALTH MANAGEMENT

Learning objectives

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
-understand the basic concepts of occupational health in the light of safety and risk prevention legislation for workers.
-know the actors of safety in the workplace and health surveillance.
-understand and assess physical, chemical, biological, manual load handling, VDU and related stress work.


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Course unit content

The course aims to address the issues necessary to know the causal links between exposure to risk agents and the appearance of occupational diseases.
The main health prevention and protection tools for specific work risks will be considered, with particular reference to the health sector.
The course provides basic knowledge of existing legislation on safety, health and protection in the workplace.

Full programme

Introduction to Occupational Medicine and general concepts.
Historical overviews of the birth and evolution of occupational medicine.
The current legislation on the protection of safety and health in the workplace.
Classification of employment risk factors with particular reference to health.
Physical risk.
Chemical risk.
Biological risk.
Stress-related work.


Lezioni di Medicina del Lavoro. Mutti A, Corradi M. Edizioni Berti.
Material provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Teams or Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral exam will be preceded by a questionnaire consisting of 30 multiple choice closed questions.
The overall assessment, in thirtieth, is communicated immediately to the student.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact the University Reception and Inclusion Centre in advance (cai@unipr.it).

Other information

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