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PUB HLTH 7031 - Occupational Hygiene and Ergonomics

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3820
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Internal & external mode
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Exercises, tutorials, major assignment & participation

This course is an introduction to practical occupational hygiene and ergonomics. There is broad coverage of chemical and physical hazards and of technologies for evaluation and control. Topics include noise, vibration, thermal stress, shift work, biohazards and toxic chemicals. There will be discussion of exposure standards and the interpretation of hygiene data. There will also be an overview of ergonomics, including consideration of workstation and process design; displays and information systems; biomechanics; anthropometry; and psychological aspects.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,169 Band 2 $1,169 select program select program

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3820 Mon 06/08/2018 Fri 31/08/2018 Fri 14/09/2018 Fri 26/10/2018

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25161 LE01 23 4 26 Jul - 13 Sep Thursday 4pm - 7pm AHMS, 7052a&b, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Thursday 4pm - 7pm AHMS, 7052a&b, Teaching Room