AD1077: Occupational Health
|No. of Students:||Min 10, Max 100.|
|Teaching Period(s):||Semester 2.|
|Teaching Methods:||8 x 3hr(s) Lectures; Other (self-directed study and independent research)|
|Module Co-ordinator:||Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Lecturer(s):||Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Module Objective:||To understand how the working environment can affect the health of staff and how their state of health can influence work performance.|
What is occupational health?
What disciplines are involved?
Health promotion in the workplace.
Integrated health safety and wellness strategies.
Prevention of occupational ill health.
Medical assessments and support systems.
The effects of health on work and work on health.
Assessing fitness for work.
Equality, ethics and confidentiality.
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 1,500 word essay, 80 marks; 1 x 500 word occupational health audit of an organisation of your choice, 20 marks).|
|Compulsory Elements:||Continuous Assessment.|
|Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.):||Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.|
|Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module:||40%.|
|End of Year Written Examination Profile:||No Formal Written Examination.|
|Requirements for Supplemental Examination:||Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).|