Basic principles in Occupational Hygiene

This introductory course outlines the principles of Occupational Hygiene. It will provide a basis for recognition, evaluation, and control of, and anticipation on hazards, as may be encountered in the workplace. It will pay attention to such items as human physiology, toxicology, risk factors, sources, risk assessment, standards, and control of risk. The course is […]

General introduction to occupational health. Module 1: Occupational hygiene

This module is the first of a two year course for the Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health. It teaches the principles of Occupational Hygiene at an academic level. It will provide knowledge to become familiar with the discipline of Occupational Hygiene, and will develop special competences in health risk assessment. It will pay attention to […]

Course in Basic Occupational Health Service

This course aims to educate in the principles of occupational health services (OHS) in general, and in the strategies for developing Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) for primary health care providers. The course consists of the following 7 modules: 1. Introduction to Basic Occupational Health Services, 2. Stepwise development of the OHS system, 3. The […]

Work improvement in neighbourhood development (WIND)

Agriculture is one of the most hazardous sectors of work. Safety and health risks are numerous and diverse: manual handling of heavy materials and loads, strenuous work postures, long and irregular working hours, exposure to extreme weather conditions, pesticides and other agro-chemicals. Further, basic amenities for sanitation and welfare are frequently absent. All of these […]