Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedAlfred Hospital Second semester 2010 (Day)
Alfred Hospital Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr D Elder


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%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr D Glass

Contact hours

20 hours contact over 3 days

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