IGIENE AMBIENTALE ED OCCUPAZIONALE APPLICATA

Degree course: 
Corso di Second cycle degree in ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
2
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Credits: 
8
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
72
Requirements: 

Basics of environmental and occupational hygiene. Basics of physics, organic and inorganic chemistry, biology, environmental chemistry are also required. Reading and oral comprehension of English is also recommended.

Final Examination: 
Orale

The final examination consists in an oral exam. Questions will be based on the syllabus and the final score will be based on comprehension, capacity to apply theoretical concepts to real cases, autonomy of judgement, communication skills - correct terminology and learning abilities.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course is composed by two modules and aims to prepare students to deal with the most topical issues of technologies applied to the environmental protection, with particular attention to some key risk factors that may be of concern to public and occupational health. The course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the concepts of environmental protection, in terms of health and safety, both at regulatory level and in the prevention and precaution practices and procedures implemented for the protection of human health and the environment.

- Critical aspects in chemical risk assessment
- Case studies ol exposure assessment to key risk agents.
- Process technologies and impact of production cycles on health and environmental issues.
- Ergonomics : basics of physiology, postures , work organization and risk assessment).
- Health Impact Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment.
- Networks for air quality monitoring and alternative approaches
- Emerging risk agents and hazards of high concerns

- Health Impact Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment.

All the lesson slides will be provided to the students, as well as a pdf booklet focused on specific topics (e-learning environment).

Convenzionale

Frontal lessons with case study examples.

The lecturers are available by appointment (to be contacted by e-mail) and their offices are located at the Department of Science and Technology, Como, Via Valleggio 11.