General information of occupational health. The management of the risks in the workplace. Organization of prevention in the work place. Legislation on safety at work. Reporting, recognition and compensation of occupational diseases. Risk assessment and risk management. Definition of hazard and risk, principles of risk evaluation, quantification of hazards and methodology of risk evaluation; safety limits for health protection.
Occupational risk factors in hospital. Manual handling of patients. The biohazard. The chemical risk. The stress risk, mobbing, burnout. VDT risk/PC. Legislation for the protection of pregnancy. Personal protective equipment. Notions on health surveillance.