OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the organization and structure of an occupational health service system
- Assess major approaches to managing and improving health services organizations, including approaches to process improvement, strategic planning, and organizational design
- Apply performance improvement concepts and tools in revising a specific process within an organizational setting
- Prepare a basic budget
Examines elements needed to design and implement an effective safety and health program in industry. Stresses managerial techniques, including financial planning, communications, organizational structure, planning, auditing, and the use of records.
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Class participation and assignments.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
Academic Ethics Code
The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
Disability Support Services
If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.