EMUTOM (European Module for Undergraduate Teaching of Occupational Medicine)
Effects of work: physical agents
This EMUTOM lesson is about the physical agents noise, vibration, radiation, temperature, lighting and pressure. For every physical hazard the lesson gives a description of what is known about the physical hazard, what are the health effects and the possible treatment / prevention and what can be done for protection.
After this lesson the student is attentive to identify physical hazards in the workplace. The student is able to take an occupational history on the level of the physical hazard, time of exposure, use of protective equipment and general effects of physical hazards on health.
If you also want to take a look at the self-assessment exercises and the presentation of this lesson, click https://emutom.eu/chapter2.php