Oregon State University - Environmental and Occupational Health Program

ID# 000832
1500 SW Jefferson St.
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
541-737-1000 (Main Phone)
Description
The Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) program focuses on understanding the impact of environmental and occupational hazards on human health and society, as well as developing effective interventions that will control and prevent exposure to hazards. As an applied program, our faculty conducts novel interdisciplinary research and produces graduates capable of improving human health while adhering to principles of sustainable development.

The foundation of our program is exposure assessment, toxicology, risk characterization, and management strategies. Our strength is our interdisciplinary approach to solving domestic and international problems in occupational health and safety, as well as environmental health.

Students are able to develop a concentration in the following areas:

• Occupational safety and health
• Environmental epidemiology
• International environmental and occupational health
• Disaster research, response and management

Our Students learn:

• Identify and assess the major environmental and occupational health hazards that impact workers and the general population.
• Communicate appropriate strategies for preventing and controlling environmental and occupational health hazards
• Conduct environmental and occupational health applied research
• Analyze the relationship between organizations that guide, regulate and finance environmental and occupational health practices
• Apply environmental and occupational health knowledge and skills in practical settings.
• Adhere to established environmental and occupational health professional practices and ethical standards.
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