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School of Engineering
CIVIL AND INDUSTRIAL SAFETY ENGINEERING
Course unit
OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
INP5073337, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CIVIL AND INDUSTRIAL SAFETY ENGINEERING
IN2291, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Website of the academic structure http://is.dii.unipd.it/ingegneria-della-sicurezza-civile-e-industriale/
Department of reference Department of Industrial Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
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

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANDREA TREVISAN MED/44
Other lecturers CHIARA VIANELLO ING-IND/25

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SCO2045589 WORK HYGIENE AND ORGANIZATION ANDREA TREVISAN SC1157

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses MED/44 Occupational Medicine 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2016 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)
CHIARA FEDERICA (Supplente)

Syllabus
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.
Examination methods: Written (multiple choice)
Assessment criteria: Based on the knowledge acquired and the ability to understand the information provided during the course.
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, classroom exercises, discussions of case studies
Additional notes about suggested reading: lecture notes and recommended book.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Andrea Trevisan, Rischi da agenti chimici, fisici e biologici. Padova: Libreria Progetto, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo