GSPH 215 Basic Principles of Environmental Health


The course will include the following: 1. Definitions: Environment, health, environmental health, environmental health hazards. 2. Classification of the elements of the environment (physical, biological, chemical, radiological). 3. Sources of environmental health: waste materials (human, industrial, etc) and support media (food, water, soil, air). 4. Methods of transmission of environment hazards from source to objects at risk. 5. Impacts of environmental hazards on man, animals and the environment. 6. Methods of control of environmental hazards. 7. Applications of concepts and principles.