GEET 309 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Occupational Health and Safety
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEET 309
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To teach the physical, chemical, biological, psychosocial, ergonomic, electrical, and fire hazards and risks that present in workshops and necessary precautions against these hazards by discussing the precautions and regulations.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; Define the theories of accident causation Explain the physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, psychosocial, electrical, and fire hazards and their necessary precautions Explain the occupational diseases and disorders Assess the occupational risks Describe the prevention and controlling of the occupational health and safety hazards
Course Content This course introduces the students to the fundamental concepts and principles of Occupational health and safety.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to occupational health and safety Alli, Chapter 1
2 Theories of accident causation Goetsch, Chapter 3
3 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Physical and Mechanical Hazards) Admassu, Chapter 2
4 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Chemical, Biological and Ergonomic hazards) Admassu, Chapter 2
5 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Psychosocial, Electrical Hazards and Fire Hazards) Goetsch, Chapter 11, 18, 19
6 Midterm exam
7 Occupational Diseases and Disorders Admassu, Chapter 5
8 Evaluation of Occupational health and safety hazards Admassu, Chapter 7
9 Risk Management Process (Preparation of the Process and Identification of Hazards) Health and Safety Risk Management Manual, Chapter 5
10 Risk Management process (Risk Assessment) Health and Safety Risk Management Manual, Chapter 5
11 Risk Management process (Risk control, Design and implement safety control measures, Training and information, Monitor, review and update, communicate and consult and renewing of Risk Assessment) Health and Safety Risk Management Manual, Chapter 5
12 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at source) Admassu, Chapter 8
13 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at workplace) Admassu, Chapter 8
14 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at Human) Admassu, Chapter 8
15 Final exam
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Textbooks

Course notes will provide by instructor

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
35
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
1
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
29
    Total
145

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest