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Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology
Develops professionals in the field of occupational and environmental hygiene. In particular to develop the skills of identification, evaluation and control of workplace hazards that may adversely impact on the health of workers and/or the local community.
Graduates should be able to demonstrate a high level competence in identification, evaluation and control of potential occupational and environmental stressors; demonstrate a good understanding of the potential impacts of a range of occupational agents and conditions on exposed populations; evaluate the qualitative and quantitative occupational aspects of exposure assessments, including dose-response and risk; recommend and evaluate appropriate control measures using the hierarchy of control to reduce or eliminate exposures to occupational and/or environmental hazards; participate in the development and implementation of appropriate occupational hygiene monitoring programs; interpret and advise on legislation and standards as it may apply to a range of occupational hazards; solve multifaceted problems by a combination of site observations, review of the literature, exposure measurement and data analysis using scientific methodology; and communicate effectively to a wide audience base on a range of occupational hygiene issues
Non-Standard Timetable Information (e.g. early start, weekend courses, etc)
The practical units each have a 3 day compulsory workshop and the research project unit has a compulsory workshop.