Term: Summer 2023 - Summer Session I (05/22/2023 - 06/23/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
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Work Environment Policy and the Health of Workers
Overview of occupational safety and health policy in the U.S. Focus on the legal context, especially on OSHA, and provides an analytical framework for examining the role of social, economic, and political factors in the recognition and control of occupational hazards. Some attention to the more technical aspects of this field (e.g., industrial hygiene, ergonomics, general health and safety); emphasis on understanding current occupational health and safety policies and controversies.