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SCO2045589, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2013/14

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Degree course First cycle degree in
SC1157, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination WORK HYGIENE AND ORGANIZATION
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge ANDREA TREVISAN MED/44

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management 4.0
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines MED/44 Occupational Medicine 5.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2015
End of activities 12/06/2015
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 a.a.2018/19 20/01/2015 30/11/2019 TREVISAN ANDREA (Presidente)
PANIZZOLO ROBERTO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: No prerequisite
Target skills and knowledge: Industrial Hygiene
The student must acquire the necessary knowledge to understand the dangers (and related risks) present at the workplace (chemical, physical and biological) including research laboratories. Is trained on methods for exposure assessment both environmental and biological.

Organization and business economics
At the end of this course, the students will be able to:
•understand the role of accounting information system;
•use general accounting terminology and concepts;
•read balance sheet and income statement;
•evaluate the financial position and operating results of a company from financial statements;
•understand the fundamentals of cost accounting;
•use costs in management planning and decision making.
Examination methods: Oral (for industrial hygiene).
Written and oral examination (organization and business economics)
Assessment criteria: Industrial hygiene
Based on the knowledge acquired and the ability to understand the information provided during the course.

Organization and business economics
The student is evaluated on his understanding of the arguments, on the acquisition of concepts and methodologies proposed and the ability to apply them
Course unit contents: Industrial hygiene
Legislation in the field of occupational hygiene, occupational accidents and occupational diseases; technical and sanitary facilities responsible for control and protection. The assessment of industrial hygiene: preliminary inspection and investigation; the technical-toxicological tests, strategies and planning of environmental investigations. The risk assessment in the workplace: meaning and procedures. Sampling of dusts, fibers, fumes, gases and vapors: instant sampling, sequential, integrated and continuous sampling; personal sampling. Methods of measurement and evaluation of physical pollution: noise, vibration, microclimate, lighting, ionizing and non-ionizing radiations. Elements of ergonomics. The maximum tolerable concentrations: the TLVs for Chemicals (TLV-TWA TLV-STEL, TLV-C); TLV for mixtures and carcinogens; limits for physical contaminants. How to define and meaning of the limit values ​​and reference values. Limits of the law in Italy. The safety in the workplace: the notions of accident prevention. Pollution in confined spaces and the living environment. Techniques for primary and secondary prevention. The personal protective equipment. Outline of industrial toxicology: absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of toxicants. Biological monitoring: indicators of dose and effect.

Organization and business economics
•The economic and financial model of the company
•General accounting and Financial statements
•Reclassification and analysis of financial statements
•The cost accounting and production costing
•Use of costs in decision manking and operational control
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, classroom exercises, discussions of case studies
Additional notes about suggested reading: Industrial hygiene: lecture notes and recommended book.

Organization and business economics: textbook and other material available on the course website
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Andrea Trevisan, Rischi da agenti chimici, fisici e biologici. Padova: Libreria Progetto, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo