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2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MINE 462 Occupational Health and Safety in Mining Practice w | 3.5

Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 3
Affirms a societal rationale and framework for due diligence in health, safety and environment (HS&E). Considers the five principal categories of workplace environmental factors that may lead to ill health / death, and introduces the principles (strategies and techniques) of exposure assessment (relative to both regulatory and professional standards) and control, as part of the Anticipation-Recognition-Evaluation-Communication-Control sequence. Enables the student to resolve, by means of memorandum, a specific topical occupational health issue. In addition to providing the basic tools for undertaking occupational health risk assessment / management, reviews fundamental chemical (non-toxicological) hazards and risk parameters.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 42
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0

PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of 3rd year Mining Engineering or permission of the instructor.

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