Scuola di Specializzazione in Malattie dell'Apparato Respiratorio (D.I. 68/2015)

Occupational health and safety

Course code
Name of lecturer
Stefano Porru
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

To acquire knowledge and understanding, also thorough field examples, about: - general principles of occupational medicine and health and safety in workplaces - principal epidemiological features on occupational injuries and work- related diseases and disorders with particular reference to respiratory diseases - legislation on health and safety at work - primary, secondary, tertiary prevention and workplace health promotion.


General principles of occupational medicine and health and safety prevention and promotion in workplaces. Occupational hazards and risks. Work related diseases and disorders. Occupational injuries. Legislation on health and safety at work. Risk assessment. Health surveillance. Occupational health clinic: occupational history collection, etiological diagnosis, medico-legal obligations. Occupational respiratory diseases.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is oral. The objective is to assess the attainment of the educational goals stated by the course. The exam might cover every item of the program.
The score is expressed in fifthies.

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