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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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TERKAN6 Work and Health 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Clas-Håkan Nygård
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Health Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012
KATES104 Work and Health 3–10 ECTS

General description

The course covers issues related to work and health.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student has a general picture of the main problems and challenges in work life concerning health and knows the role of occupational health and safety and workplace health promotion in public health.


• Work life today
• Work place health promotion and ergonomics
• Work related exposures and diseases
• Occupational health service in Finland
• Basics of occupational health and safety management and risk assessment at work place.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Written exam 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Health Sciences