Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104004205OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY - IICompulsory242
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to enable students to determine the causes of work accidents and occupational diseases, to determine the safety precautions in the workplace by gaining knowledge and skills for protection from work accidents and occupational diseases, and to evaluate them with the practices in the workplace by obtaining information about occupational health and occupational safety legislation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Okan Özbakır
Learning Outcomes
1Will be able to comprehend the basic concepts and historical development of occupational health and safety
2Will be able to comprehend the duties, powers and responsibilities of the workplace doctor and occupational safety specialist
3Will be able to comprehend risk, danger, primary, secondary and tertiary protection concepts
4Have knowledge about physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial risks
5To be able to obtain information about occupational health and safety legislation in workplaces and evaluate them with practices in the workplace.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Occupational health and safety in electrical work Occupational diseases Occupational health and safety in construction works Occupational health and safety in working at height Occupational diseases Occupational health and safety services Risk assessment and risk management Occupational hygiene Ethics in business life Use and selection of PPE Protection Policies Accidents at work Ergonomics Occupational health and safety in manual transport and working with screened vehicles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Occupational health and safety in electrical work
2Occupational diseases
3Occupational health and safety in construction works
4Occupational health and safety in working at height
5Psychological risk factors
6Occupational health and safety services
7Risk assessment and risk management
8Occupational hygiene
9Ethics in business life
10Use and selection of PPE
11Protection Policies
12Accidents at work
13Ergonomics
14Occupational health and safety in manual transport and working with screened vehicles
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination160
Attending Lectures120
Homework120
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination15115
Final Examination10220
Attending Lectures515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination515
Individual Study for Final Examination10110
Homework515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO1
LO2
LO3
LO4
LO5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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