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On completion of the module the student should be able:
- To advise management about a wide range of health hazards in their own work place and other low risk environments, and the strategies used to risk assess them
- To describe national and organisational work-related illness prevention and health promotion strategies
- To demonstrate knowledge of controls appropriate to a range of risks to health
- To apply the principles of risk management to a variety of health hazard situations.
This module will provide you with an introductory knowledge of a variety of topics relevant to occupational health hazard management, including occupational health and diseases, toxicology and occupational hygiene.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs
The learning outcomes for this module are consistent with achieving the objectives of SDG 3 (Good Health) and SDG 8 (Decent Work) from an occupational health and well-being perspective, and the objectives of SDG 4 (Quality Education) as this module contributes to fostering an inclusive and equitable education that promotes lifelong learning for all.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students will normally be working adults, with a strong interest in, and/or some responsibility for, occupational safety and health
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: 10020-1 Write a report, in the prescribed manner, on a specific occupational disease topic that will be allocated to you.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: 10020-2 This assignment will require you to prepare and present an extended report on an aspect of Occupational Health, incorporating feedback from a previous assignment.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Self-assessment activities
Your grader will complete a rubric to indicate the areas that you completed well and the areas that could be improved in your individual assignment. You will receive feedback on your assessment in the form of written annotations on the assessment in Brightspace, and an overarching summary feedback comment.
|Assoc Professor Conor Buggy||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Penpatra Sripaiboonkij||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mrs Jamie Campbell||Tutor|
|Mr Tim Cranley||Tutor|
|Mr Darrell Fernandes||Tutor|
|Ms Una Hogan||Tutor|
|Mr Declan Monahan||Tutor|
|Mrs Karen Ryan||Tutor|