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Occupational & Environmental Medicine

These are designed to help you achieve important learning objectives in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. You should attempt these on your own, or with a colleague. Some of the tasks may be tackled in small group teaching. Your teachers will advise.


Next time you are in a ward find out the answers to the following:- what jobs do the staff do? 

To what specific physical, chemical or biological agents or psychological stresses might they be exposed? 

What risks to their health might these exposures entail? 

Do you and they have the information you ought to have about the hazards? 

What steps should be taken to reduce the risks? 

Are they being implemented adequately? 

If not, what can be done? 


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