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01.2. Phase II

 vi. Occupational Health – (Lectures - 6 hours + Tutorials - 1 hour)

Learning Objectives

Content

Activity

Time

Describe the relationship between health and work

Aims of occupational health

Importance

Role of occupational health service  

Lecture

2

Describe occupational health hazards and its’ control

Occupational  health hazards and its’ control & prevention

Occupational Cancers, Lung and Skin disorders

Lecture

3

Describe existing legislature in relation to work

Legislature - Factories ordinance & others

Eg: Workman’s compensation Act

Lecture

1

RECOMMENDED READING MATERIAL

  • Park, K 2007, ‘Occupational health’, in Park’s Text Book of Preventive and Social Medicine pp. 658- 673, Banarsidas Bhanot Publishers, Jabalpur, India

  • Herath HMSSD 1990, ‘Occupational health : An Introductory Course for Healthcare Workers’, Ministry of Health, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Seneviratne RdeA, Herath HMSSD, Fernando DN and Lankathilake KN 1998, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. B. Kumerendran assumed duties as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine ,University of Jaffna from 01-01-2019

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