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Occupational Hygiene 2

Learning Outcomes and Assessment

Effect of work environment on health

Human Anatony and Physiology
        The human cell
        Tissues
        Systems
           Digestion
           Respiration
           Inegumentary
           Muscles
           Nervous
           Urinary
           Endocrine
           Cardiovascular
           Reproduction

What is a Hazard

Physical Hazards

    Noise
        Noise Induced Hearing Loss
        Presbycousis
         SOUND INTENSITY
         Decibels
        Loundness
           Equal loudness contures
        NOISE RATING (NR)
    Radiation hazards
          Radiation and Life
        Atomic radiation

Units
 Effects
Sources of Radiation
Ingested Radionuclides
Protection
        UV
        Microwaves

    Electricity
    Temperature
    Ventilation
    Confined Space

Biological Hazards

        Infections in the workplace
           Viruses
            Bacteria
            Fungi
            Parasites
        Zoonoses
           Disease transmissions occurring from animals to man

Chemical Hazards

    Dangerous Goods and hazardsous Substances
            HAZCHEM symbols
            Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

    Toxicology
        Toxicology and Exposeure Guide
    LD (50) s
    Occupational Cancer
    Health and the Chemical Industry
Dusts, Gases and Vapours
    Aspestos


Practice Test