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MPH2022 - Assessment and control of workplace hazards

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Dr D Goddard


Alfred Hospital First semester 2007 (Day)
Alfred Hospital First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


How to recognise, evaluate and control hazards in workplaces arising from substances, sound, radiation and micro-organisms. Principles and practice of occupational hygiene including the use of simple instruments, ventilation, microbiological safety, radiation safety, personal protective clothing and workplace substances laws. Hygienic standards and their various forms and notations. The difficulties of assessing prior exposures for medico-legal and epidemiological purposes.


Multiple choice tests (50%)
Web-based tasks (20%)
Workbook (5%)
Written assignment (25%)

Contact hours

20 hours contact over 4 days

Off Campus Attendance Requirements

20 hours contact over 4 days