Ecological and Sanitation Problems in Energy

The discipline studies the factors of the environment and the health of the population. Harmful factors of physical, chemical and biological nature, affecting the health of the population in modern conditions. The concept of environmentally related diseases of the population and prenosological forms of health disorders. The energy complex and its role in environmental change. The influence of the energy complex on biological species.

The goal of mastering the discipline

The goal of mastering the discipline: The formation of students' professional competencies in identifying environmental factors on public health, assessing the sanitary and environmental safety of enterprises

The skills you get

  • The skills you get: Know the main impacts of energy production on human health Be able to identify the presence of the first signs and characteristic symptoms of the disease under the influence of factors of the working environment Possess methods of protection against hazardous effects on health and methods of prevention and prevention of occupational diseases in the energy industry

Topics covered

  • 1. Subject and content of sanitation. Ecological and sanitary problems of our time. Public health and the environment. Fundamentals of Human Ecology. 2. The role of health care in maintaining the health of workers in the energy complex, occupational diseases. 3. Diseases of the respiratory system, allergies among workers in the energy complex. 4. Diseases of the organs of the cardiovascular system in workers of the energy complex 5. Endocrinological diseases and diseases of the urinary-reproductive system in workers of the energy complex 6. Diseases of the digestive system in workers of the energy complex 7. Oncological diseases and conditions caused by radiological damage in the workers of the energy complex. Vibration syndrome Hearing loss Acute poisoning in workers of the energy complex. 8. Risk factors for workers in the energy complex. Emergency conditions and provision of first medical aid. Health as the main biological resource.

When instructed

  • 3rd year, 1st semester

List of references and sourses

Ecological Sanitation and Associated Hygienic Risk / An overview of existing policy making guidelines and research // © 2007 WECF 2. Edition published by WECF Utrecht/Munich, September 2007 //