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;
  • 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 Risk Management Process (Preparation of the Process and Identification of Hazards) Health and Safety Risk Management Manual, Chapter 5
4 Risk Management process (Risk Assessment) Health and Safety Risk Management Manual, Chapter 5
5 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
6 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at source) Admassu, Chapter 8
7 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at workplace) Admassu, Chapter 8
8 Prevention and control of Occupational health and safety (Prevention at Human) Admassu, Chapter 8
9 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Physical and Mechanical Hazards) Admassu, Chapter 2
10 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Chemical, Biological and Ergonomic hazards) Admassu, Chapter 2
11 Occupational Health and Safety Hazards (Psychosocial, Electrical Hazards and Fire Hazards) Goetsch, Chapter 11, 18, 19
12 Midterm exam
13 Occupational Diseases and Disorders Admassu, Bölüm 5
14 Evaluation of Occupational health and safety hazards Admassu, Bölüm 7
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
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
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 have sufficient background in Mathematics, Basic sciences and Biomedical Engineering areas and the skill to use this theoretical and practical background in the problems of the Biomedical Engineering.

2

To identify, formulate and solve Biomedical Engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment; to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To analyze a complex system, system components or process, and to design with realistic limitations to meet the requirements using modern design techniques; to apply modern design techniques for this purpose.

4

To choose and use the required modern techniques and tools for analysis and solution of complex problems in Biomedical Engineering applications; to skillfully use information technologies.

5

To design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret results for studying complex engineering problems or research topics of the discipline. 

6

To efficiently participate in intradisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; to work independently.

7

To communicate both in oral and written form in Turkish; to have knowledge of at least one foreign language; to have the skill to write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, present, give and receive clear instructions.

8

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

9

To behave ethically, to be aware of professional and ethical responsibilities; to have knowledge about the standards in Biomedical Engineering applications.

10

To have information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

11

To have knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Biomedical Engineering solutions.

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