NOH-Nursing-Occupational Health

NOH 625. Principles and Practice of Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, and Industrial Hygiene. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to introduce major concepts from occupational safety, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene and the collaborative relationship among occupational health and safety professionals. Emphasis is on exploring risk factors in disciplines to control injury and illness in the national and international workplace. Students will also develop an appreciation of the history of occupational health along with an understanding of legal and regulatory influences on worker populations.