Occupational Health in Developing Countries (FutureLearn)

Occupational Health in Developing Countries (FutureLearn)
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Occupational Health in Developing Countries (FutureLearn)
Get a global perspective on occupational health and safety and learn how it reduces workplace injury on this CPD-certified course. Learn how to work on the issue of occupational health in a low-income setting. Occupational health is a neglected part of public health in many developing countries where industrial activity is increasing. On this course, you’ll broaden your knowledge of occupational health and learn how to prevent diseases and injuries caused by working conditions in developing countries.

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You’ll explore the tasks and structure of occupational health services, workplace risk factors, major occupational diseases and the steps of a risk assessment.

You’ll learn about the role of different actors in occupational health, including employers, employees, health services, and the Labor Inspection.


Syllabus


Week 1: BASIC CONCEPTS

Week 2: CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL FACTORS AND HEALTH AT WORK

Week 3: PHYSICAL FACTORS AND HEALTH AT WORK

Week 4: WORK-RELATED DISEASES

Week 5: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AND HEALTH AT WORK

Week 6:CARE OF THE WORKER


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

- Assess the most important risk factors for illness and injuries at work places

- Evaluate the risk for illness and injuries at work places

- Discuss needed preventive measures at a work place, based on a risk assessment

- Reflect on occupational health in a global perspective, and know how to work on the issue in a low income setting


Who is the course for?

This occupational health course is designed for anyone who wants to understand how to prevent the development of diseases and injuries caused by poor working conditions in developing countries.

This course is open to anyone, though study in medicine, dentistry, health sciences or natural sciences, and a good knowledge of English will be helpful to understand more complex aspects of the course.



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