Enviromental Health And Safety In The Workplace

A.Y. 2020/2021
7
Max ECTS
70
Overall hours
SSD
MED/42 MED/44 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- Promote the knowledge of principles and rules relating to industrial and environmental hygiene, the prevention and control of occupational diseases and environmental diseases in Italy and in Europe;
- Promote the knowledge of individual and collective means of protection for the protection of integrity and physical safety and for the protection and health and accident prevention;
- Identification and evaluation of the characteristics of health interest of the various environmental sectors (air, water, soil, food, work environments).
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding of the risk assessment process in the workplace. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding to the assessment of chemical risks. Ability to find information on the topic of chemical risk in bibliographic databases. Capability of evaluate the content of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
Knowledge of the model "Sbagliando si Impara" for the assessment of workplace accidents. Ability to outline accidents in order to identify the determining and modulating factors.
Development of the ability to understand the relationship man-environment-health.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Teaching methods and methods:
The lessons will be held in synchronous form according to the schedule established in presence and/ or online using the Microsoft Teams platform made available to the University.

Program and reference material:
The program and reference material will not change.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:
According to the directives in force at the time of the appeal, the examination will take place in presence and/or online. Oral online examinations will be carried out using the Microsoft Teams platform or other platform indicated by the University. Online written exams will be carried out using the Exam.net platform or other platform indicated by the University.
Prerequisites for admission
Preliminary knowledge acquired during the courses of previous years is required, with particular reference to the course on Toxicology and Pharmacology and to the course on Ecosystems and environmental quality.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists of an individual work with the retrieval and interpretation of a scientific article, which is used as a basis for carrying out a simulation of chemical risk assessment and written tests with multiple choice, open questions and exercises on the schematization of the accidents at work.
Hygiene and public health
Course syllabus
Environment-health relationship
Microbiological and chemical-physical quality of drinking water and effects on human health
Quality of bathing water and effects on human health
Quality of wastewater and effects on health and the environment
Waste and treatment systems
Soil quality and effects on health and the environment
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussion of case studies and exercises with application of toxicological and accident data banks.
Teaching Resources
Material provided by the teacher and part of the textbook: Auxilia F, Pontello M, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica, a cura di Bertazzi PA e Graspassonni I. PICCIN editore
Occupational medicine
Course syllabus
The chemical risk: regulatory framework, evaluation and management
The regulatory framework (Reach, CLP and Legislative Decree 81/08)
Toxicological databases
Risk estimation with calculation algorithms
The assessment of exposure through environmental and biological monitoring
Risk assessment and management
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussion of case studies and exercises with application of toxicological and accident data banks.
Teaching Resources
Material provided by the teacher and part of the textbook: Auxilia F, Pontello M, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica, a cura di Bertazzi PA e Graspassonni I. PICCIN editore, Capitoli 2, 3 e 4.
Applied medical techniques
Course syllabus
Finding in bibliographic and factual databases information on chemical risk; reading a scientific article;
Exercises and discussion of cases

Knowledge of the model "Sbagliando si Impara" for the evaluation of accidents at work. Ability to schematize accident cases by identifying their determining and modulating factors and safety problems. Use of the in.formo database. Knowledge of the obligations related to compulsory accident insurance.
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussion of case studies and exercises with application of toxicological and accident data banks.
Applied medical techniques
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 30 hours
Professor: Fustinoni Silvia
Hygiene and public health
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Tesauro Marina
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Fustinoni Silvia