Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182001601106OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETYElective113
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To inform the students against occupational accidents and diseases, first aid and teach security measures. Learn and practice the subject of a comprehensive occupational health and safety.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi. Servet AŞKIN
Learning Outcomes
1Explaining the term of occupational safety and history.
2Explaining the term of occupational safety and history.
3Gathering the appearance of accidents and their causes.
4Gathering the appearance of accidents and their causes.
5Explaining the occupational diseases and preventing ways.
6Explaining the occupational diseases and preventing ways.
7Explaining ergonomy.
8Explaining ergonomy.
9 Determining the electrical and non electrical equipment safety and preventing ways.
10 Determining the electrical and non electrical equipment safety and preventing ways.
11Explaining preventers and the importance of their usage.
12Explaining preventers and the importance of their usage.
13Learning first aid rules and applicating them.
14Learning first aid rules and applicating them.
15Explaining occupational safety investigation.
16Explaining occupational safety investigation.
17Explaining safety rules in fire and explosions.
18Explaining safety rules in fire and explosions.
19Explaining Labor legislation.
20Explaining Labor legislation.
21Has the ability to access basic and current information in the field of occupational health.
22Has the ability to access basic and current information in the field of occupational health.
23Using his/her knowledge and skills in the field of occupational health reviews and evaluates the scientifically data, identifies problems, analyze.
24Using his/her knowledge and skills in the field of occupational health reviews and evaluates the scientifically data, identifies problems, analyze.
25Take places team work activities and social responsibility projects.
26Take places team work activities and social responsibility projects.
27Know the importance of international ethical guidelines in occupational health.
28Know the importance of international ethical guidelines in occupational health.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Attendance (minimum 70%) Specified sources to come to class prepared. To ensure that the required resources for the course.
Course Contents
Definition of Occupational health, Employee health, occupational health and safety team, ocupational health services, work-related diseases and the prevention of occupational diseases, occupational history taking assessment of health status, job-worker harmony, job-specific evaluations, risk assessments procedures, record systems for occupational health, epidemiology in occupational health, ethical issues. Definition and history of occupational safety, accident occurrence and types, and ways to protect occupational diseases, ergonomics, occupational safety in the workshop of electrical and manual tools, Business security Guards, Rules of First Aid, safety measures of the explosion and the fire, Business Law and regulations, the Occupational Safety Investigation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Occupational HealthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion Discussions
2Historical development of Occupational HealthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
3Dimensions in Occupational HealthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
4Occupational Health Services and Occupational Health organization. Basic Occupational Health ServicesLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
5Occupational Health Services "medical aspects"Lecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
6Occupational Health services "technical aspects"Lecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
7Assessment methods in occupational healthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Vulnerable groups in occupational HealthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
10Job-work-task spesific surveying/ monitoringLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
11Epidemiology in Occupational HealthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
12Relationship between Occupational and Environmental healthLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
13Occupational diseases, work related diseases, workplace accidents, work related injuriesLecture Power point presentation Question-and-answer, discussion
14Final Exams
Recommended or Required Reading
-İş Sağlığı, Nazmi Bilir, Ali Naci Yıldız, Hacettepe Üniversitesi yayınları, 2004 -İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği, Alp Esin TMMOB yanını, 2004 8. Risk Değerlendirme Pratik El Kitabı TMMOB 2004 -Süzek S, İş Güvenliği Hukuku, 12. Özkılıç Ö., İş sağlığı ve güvenliği yönetim sistemleri ve risk değerlendirme metodolojileri Ankara, 2005. -Güler Ç. Ergonomi.2004. - -Güler Ç., L. Akın, “Halk Sağlığı Temel Bilgiler” Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara 2006.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
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
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Quiz212
Attending Lectures14114
Discussion14114
Question-Answer14114
Self Study3515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Report212
Performance212
Oral Examination212
Homework414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)94
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