Bachelor's degree in Cardiocirculatory Physiopathology and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques (national qualification)

Epidemiology, Medical Statistics, Hygiene and Occupational medicine - SICUREZZA NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO

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Name of lecturer
Mario Olivieri
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Lezioni PERF 2 SEMESTRE dal Mar 2, 2020 al May 15, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

To acquire basic knowledge and understanding on health and safety prevention and health promotion and management in workplaces.
To acquire, through field examples, knowledge and understanding about general principles of occupational health, risk assessment, health surveillance, fitness for work, health education, legislation, with reference to different risk factors (e.g., chemicals, physical agents, biohazards, ergonomics, organization and psychosocial factors, injuries).
Attention will be dedicated to let the student acquire knowledge and understanding about the roles of the different professionals and institutions committed to prevention as well as the awareness that in their professional activity there might be the opportunity to apply health education to the persons they have in charge also regarding health and safety issues in workplaces.


1) General principles of occupational health and safety and prevention in workplaces
2) National laws, rules and regulations on prevention, health and safety in the workplace
3) Occupational health and safety professionals and institutions
4) Occupational hazards and risks. Work-related diseases. Occupational injuries
5) Risk assessment. Health surveillance. Fitness for work. Medico-legal obligations.
6) Occupational Health for health care workers. Risk factors: chemicals, biological agents, ergonomics, organizational-psychosocial.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lacca G, Miceli A, Bastone S. Compendio di Medicina del Lavoro Edizioni Minerva medica 2019 978-88-7711-987-2

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is written through questions with multiple answers.

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