About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH II (182.624.19), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Examines approaches evaluating the industrial environment including industrial process, hazards, organization, and management structure using lectures, discussions, and visits to industrial sites. Stresses the importance of interdisciplinary cooperation in the development of occupational health programs, with reference to the workplace in the next decade. Requires site visits and lectures plus group work, a presentation, and a written report.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Practice in collaboration with other disciplines within the field of occupational health
  • Evaluate the industrial environment, including industrial processes, hazards, labor issues, and corporate structure in the context of worker health and safety
  • Analyze examples of workplace and other environmental exposures in the context of regulations, laws, and policies
  • Formulate a program and a feasible implementation plan to control occupational health hazards
  • Recommend risk management approaches, including regulatory, engineering, and behavioral/risk communication options
  • Assess the effectiveness of interventions that have been instituted to modify risks associated with workplace and other environmental hazards

Course Time

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri   8:30 AM to 11:20 AM

Course Faculty

Occupational Health 1 (182.620)

Intended Audience

Registration restricted to MSPH in OEH PTIB students

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on attendance, class participation, an oral presentation and a written report.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Jacqueline Agnew
E-mail: jagnew@jhsph.edu