ESOH 270 Fundamentals of Occupational Health

This course is an introduction to the scientific methods of anticipating and recognizing occupational and environmental hazards that may cause injury or disease among workers and/or citizens of a community. Emphasis is placed upon the general workplace standards of OSHA. Specific topics include the entry and action of biological, chemical, and physical hazards, air sampling, monitoring, selection, and use of personal protective equipment. Case examples are used throughout.




ESOH 180, ESOH 205, and CHEM 111 or CHEM 130 or permission of the instructor