IE 340 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Occupational Health and Safety
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IE 340
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
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.
Course Description 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 6
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 6
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 Notes/Textbooks Course notes will provide by instructor
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
35
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical 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
1
5
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
1
29
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

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