OCC433 - Occupational Health and Chemistry I

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Subject Title
Occupational Health and Chemistry I

Subject Description
A general coverage of general aspects of industrial hygiene. Specific topics include Canadian legislation with respect to Occupational Safety, modes of evaluation of chemical exposure, occupational toxicology, and instrumentation associated with the evaluation of the occupational environment.

Credit Status
Credit Status: CHY, Semester 4: professional subject
Prerequisites: CMI 333

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject, the student will:

  •  Have received a basic systematic coverage of the above listing of specific topics
  •  Have attained a working knowledge of the legal liability and obligations of the employee, employer and government
  •  Have attained a working knowledge of the mathematics, instrumentation and techniques involved in evaluating an occupational environment for chemical hazards
  •  Have obtained a general overview to the topic of toxicology

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.