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Onsite Evaluation of Workplace and Occupational Health Programs

East Baltimore
4th Term
Environmental Health and Engineering
Academic Year
2024 - 2025
Instruction Method
Class Time(s)
Monday, 8:30 - 11:50am
Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year

188.680, 187.610 and 182.625 are recommended.

Presents lectures, discussions, and visits to various industrial sites to evaluate the industrial environment, including industrial processes, hazards, organization, and management structure. Stresses the importance of interdisciplinary cooperation in the development of occupational health programs, with reference to the U.S. workplace in the next decade.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Practice in collaboration with other disciplines within the field of occupational practice
  2. Evaluate the industrial environment, including industrial processes, hazards, labor issues, and corporate structure in the context of worker health and safety
  3. Analyze examples of workplace and other environmental exposures in the context of regulations, laws, and policies
  4. Formulate a program and a feasible implementation plan to control occupational health hazards
  5. Recommend risk management approaches, including regulatory, engineering, and behavioral/risk communication options
  6. Assess the effectiveness of interventions that have been instituted to modify risks associated with workplace and other environmental hazards
  7. Identify the association between social, behavioral, and organizational factors and health outcomes in the workplace
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 10% Attendance
  • 20% Participation
  • 40% Group Presentation
  • 30% Final Project