The module covers the examination of the environmental,
health and safety challenges in the workplace. It
introduces the different hazards, as well as their
classifications, communications and the standards set
by OSHA. The hazards associated with different solids,
liquids and gases as well as hazards from fire, explosion,
radiation, ergonomic, electrical, and biological origins will
be examined. The appropriate emergency responses and
proper use of personal protection equipment will then
be discussed. Finally, the need for vector control and
conducting risk assessment in the workplace is discussed.
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