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The course aims to:

a)    Introduce students to the health hazards of substances that are used at work.
b)    Describe why hazardous substances are commonly used in industries and their harmful effects.
c)    Explain the underpinning principles of physiology, toxicology and epidemiology.


This module is designed to introduce you to the techniques and methods of research. The unit addresses a variety of research methodologies, including the opportunity to carry out interventionist or action research.

For many people, the prospect of embarking on a research project is daunting.  However, if the research project is properly managed then there is no reason why the pursuit of research should not be an enjoyable and ultimately rewarding activity.  Dr Martin Barnes, an ex-chairperson of the Association of Project Managers (APM) has described a project as a task or activity which has a beginning (start), a middle and an end; despite much research being carried out as part of a long term 'rolling' programme each individual package of research is, itself, a project - an entity complete in itself, whilst contributing to the overall programme.


This module is designed to introduce you to the techniques and methods of research. The unit addresses a variety of research methodologies, including the opportunity to carry out interventionist or action research.

This module will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required to analyse and apply those legal provisions which are concerned with the employment relationship and individual employment rights.

Aims:
The course aims to examine the relationship between work activities and their effect on the environment;
identify the main sources of  man-made pollutants and examine their typical patterns of emission and distribution;
consider the technical and scientific control measures available to mitigate the impact of industrial emissions and discharges into the environment.


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