Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Occupational Health (Non-Thesis) (Resident) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Occupational Health     Degree: Master of Science Applied

Program Requirements

Research Project (15 credits)

  • OCCH 699 Project Occupational Health and Safety (15 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Under supervision, the student will identify an issue relevant to occupational health and report on work accomplished (i) to review the present state of knowledge and (ii) to conduct a survey and make recommendations or to devise a study proposal and to carry out a preliminary feasibility study.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Required Courses (30 credits)

Note: Students must pass the Master's Integrative Examination (OCCH 600) before writing their Project.

  • OCCH 600 Master's Integrative Exam

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : An examination that must be passed by all Master's candidates in order to continue in the program.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • OCCH 602 Occupational Health Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : This course analyzes the functions, structure and organization of occupational health programs and services.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Linda Garand, Elizabeth Czyziw (Fall)

  • OCCH 603 Work and Environment Epidemiology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : This course provides students with basic knowledge of epidemiology and statistics as applied to occupational health.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • OCCH 604 Monitoring Occupational Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Principles and practices of environmental and biological monitoring of workplace hazards are addressed. Familiarization with instrumentation and calibration procedures is undertaken. Students learn to identify workplace health hazards, develop effective sampling strategies, use industrial hygiene equipment and interpret results of exposure measurements.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jean-Pierre Gauvin (Winter)

  • OCCH 605 Physical Health Hazards (6 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Properties, mechanisms of action and health effects of physical agents in the workplace and in the general environment: electromagnetic risks, noise and vibration, ionizing radiation, ventilation and thermal environment. Administrative, engineering and medical control methods, exposure standards and safety measures for these agents.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Paul Heroux, Jean-Pierre Gauvin, Alain Turcotte (Winter)

  • OCCH 608 Biological Hazards (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Biological hazards and infectious diseases susceptible of being acquired at work and the several preventive and protective measures to be put in place, including airborne, foodborne, vectorborne infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and mold.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Therese Bouchez, Jacques Lavoie (Winter)

  • OCCH 612 Principles of Toxicology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : General principles of toxicology, routes of toxicant entry, human organs as targets of toxic action, adverse effects, time-course of reactions to toxicants. Risk assessment techniques, in vivo-in vitro toxicity models, links between human population observations and animal, cellular and biochemical models.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Paul Heroux (Fall)

  • OCCH 614 Topics in Occupational Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Using a problem oriented approach, this course aims at integrating all notions seen previously in the program. Advanced learning, lectures, readings, student presentations, written assignments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • OCCH 615 Occupational Safety Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Principles of safety and loss prevention; incident investigations and analyses, occupational safety management tools; loss recognition; safety standards, guidelines and legislation. Selected topics include: fire prevention; workshop, tool and machine safety; fall protection; laboratory safety; confined space entry; safe work permit systems; and materials handling.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Pietro Gasparrini, Linda Pezzi, Wayne D Wood, Jean-Pierre Gauvin (Winter)

  • OCCH 616 Occupational Hygiene (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : An introduction to the principles and practices of industrial hygiene designed to provide the students with the knowledge required to identify health and safety hazards in the workplace.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Jean-Pierre Gauvin (Fall)

Faculty of Medicine—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)