82394 - LA VALUTAZIONE DEL RISCHIO NEGLI AMBIENTI DI LAVORO: ESPERIENZA SUL CAMPO

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will have knowledge of the main risk factors present in the metalworking industry and of the possible effects on health, which will allow an independent assessment of which pathologies may have a possible professional origin. Furthermore, the student will acquire autonomous capacity to identify the main ways of preventing occupational diseases. Finally, the student will develop the ability to communicate what has been learned about the relationship between occupational exposure and illness.

Course contents

Practical tests and field evaluations of the risks present in the metalworking industry and the possible effects on health.

Main knowledge tools for the evaluation of pathologies that may have a possible professional origin.

Practical examples of "evidence based prevention" and criteria for identifying the main methods of effective prevention of pathologies of professional origin.

Readings/Bibliography

http://www.iloencyclopaedia.org/part-xiii-12343/metal-processing-and-metal-working-industry

Teaching methods

Meeting and visit to a metalworking factory.

Assessment methods

Multiple choice tests, or short written responses to a few questions.

Teaching tools

If needed, they will be distributed directly or via the university website.

Links to further information

http://www.unibo.it/docenti/francesco.violante

Office hours

See the website of Francesco Saverio Violante