ENV-468 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Vernez David

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The quality of our environment - occupational and general - is an important determinant of our health. This course reviews the physical, chemical and biological pollutants present in our environment and the risks associated with them.

Content

Keywords

Risk assessment, work environment, environmental health, occupational hygiene, exposure sciences, physical, chemical, biological pollutants

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Recommended courses

Environmental chemistry, Analysis of pollutants in the environment, Analysis and management of industrial risks, Ecotoxicology

Important concepts to start the course

Physical and chemical properties of pollutants

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Identify the risks associated with pollutants in the environment
  • Characterize the different types of pollutants and their properties
  • Use simple risk assessment tools and methods
  • Select appropriately appropriate skills or methods to manage a particular risk
  • Identify occupational and environmental health issues within public health

Transversal skills

  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures and group exercises and presentations

Expected student activities

Participate in the course and exercise session
Prepare and present a case study of a practical problem

Assessment methods

Presentation of a case study during the semestre (1/3)

Oral exam (2/3)

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants No
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

The Occupational Environment: its evaluation, control and management. 2nd ed. Di Nardi. AIHA Press. 2003.
Environement et santé publique: fondements et principes. Gérim, M. 2003

Ressources en bibliothèque

Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

The Occupational Environment / DiNardi

Handout notes (available on Moodle in pdf)

Moodle Link

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Occupational and environmental health
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Occupational and environmental health
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14CM1113    
14-15    
15-16CM1113    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Lundi, 13h - 15h: Cours CM1113

Lundi, 15h - 16h: Exercice, TP CM1113