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
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 To be able to scientifically examine concepts and ideas in the field of sociology; to be able to interpret and evaluate data.
2 To be able to define classical and contemporary theories in sociology; to be able to identify the differences and similarities among those theories and to be able to evaluate them.
3 To be able to critically use the knowledge acquired in the field of sociology
4 To be able to plan and conduct, individually or as a member of a team, an entire sociological research process with the knowledge of methodological requirements of the field.
5 To be able to identify and evaluate local, regional and global issues and problems.
6 To be able to share their ideas and solutions supplemented by qualitative and quantitative data in written and oral forms.
7 To be able to make use of other disciplines related to sociology and to have core knowledge related to those disciplines.
8 To be able to follow developments in sociology and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
9 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To have social and scholarly values and ethical principles during the collection and interpretation of data for implementation, publication, dissemination, and maintenance
12 To acquire life long learning abilities that will enable the socially responsible application of knowledge based on their field of study to their professional and everyday lives.

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