Information Package / Course Catalogue
Occupational Diseases
Course Code: TL803
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To get knowledge and ability about definition of occupational disease and types, assessment and control of workplace hazards, occupational health and safety Chemical,biological and physical physical health hazards, safety management systems, environmental health risk assessment & management, critical appraisal of occupational health & safety information, legislation of occupational health and status of occupational health in Turkey and in the world.

Course Content

Definition of occupational health; Types of occupational health; Chemical, biological and physical health hazards; Occupational respiratory diseases; Environmental health risk assessment & management; Diagnosis of occupatioanl health; Critical appraisal of occupational health & safety information; Therapy methods in occupational diseases; Status of occupational health in Turkey and in the world; Legislation of occupational.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Nejla BİÇER
Learning Outcomes
1.Describe status of occupational health in Turkey and in the world.
2.Explain critical appraisal of occupational health & safety information
3.Explain occupational respiratory diseases.
4.Describe chemical, biological and physical physical health hazards.
5.To get knowledge and ability about definition of occupational disease and types, assessment and control of workplace hazards, occupational health and safety.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bilir, N., Yıldız, A.N. 2004, İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara
2.Güler, Ç., Akın, L. Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler. 2006, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of occupational health
Week 2 - Theoretical
Types of occupational health
Week 3 - Theoretical
Chemical health hazards
Week 4 - Theoretical
Biological health hazards
Week 5 - Theoretical
Physical health hazards
Week 6 - Theoretical
Occupational respiratory diseases
Week 7 - Theoretical
Occupational respiratory diseases
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Environmental health risk assessment & management
Week 10 - Theoretical
Diagnosis of occupatioanl health
Week 11 - Theoretical
Critical appraisal of occupational health & safety information
Week 12 - Theoretical
Therapy methods in occupational diseases
Week 13 - Theoretical
Status of occupational health in Turkey and in the world.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Legislation of occupational
Week 15 - Theoretical
Legislation of occupational
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment53120
Seminar44120
Midterm Examination1224
Final Examination1224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)76
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
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PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
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OÇ-1
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
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