Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015672017Occupational Health and Safety in Fisheries IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To get the basic knowledge and the principles of occupational health and safety and related laws in fisheries
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Ozan SOYKAN
Learning Outcomes
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6Having knowledge about occupational ethics
7Having knowledge about evaluation of working conditions in fisheries
8Having knowledge about occupational accident and occupational disease. Understanding of importance of occupational safety and health and preventation ways of occupational accident and occupational disease in fisheries.
9Having knowledge about occupational health and safety legislation in fisheries.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of occupational health and safety, evaluation of working conditions, occupational diseases, ergonomics, occupational health and safety legislations, source of hazards, personal protective equipment, safety precautions, occupational ethics in fisheries.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic principles of occupational safety and health, safety culture, laws and legislation in fisheriesScientific literature and legislations
2Legal rights and liabilityScientific literature and legislations
3Hazard and risk. Occupational accident and preventation ways.Scientific literature
4Physical risk factors in fisheriesScientific literature
5Chemical risk factors in fisheriesScientific literature
6Biological risk factors in fisheriesScientific literature
7Physico-social risk factors in fisheriesScientific literature
8Midterm examExam
9Occupational diseases in fisheriesScientific literature
10Fire and fire protectionScientific literature
11Personal protective equipmentsScientific literature
12First aid and emergencyScientific literature
13Occupational health and safety during work with hand toolsScientific literature
14Occupational health and safety during work with electricityScientific literature
15Occupational health and safety during maintenanceScientific literature
16Final examExam
Recommended or Required Reading
Alli, B.O. (2008). Fundamental principles of occupational health and safety. International Labour Office, Geneva, 199 pp. Anonim (2013a). Çalışma Hayatı İstatistikleri 2012. T.C. Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı, Ankara, 226 pp. Anonim (2013b). Balıkçı gemilerinde yapılan çalışmalarda sağlık ve güvenlik Önlemleri hakkında yönetmelik. T.C. Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı, Ankara, 13 pp. Ben-Yami M. (2000). Risks and dangers in small-scale fisheries: an overview. International Labour Organization., Geneva, 60 pp. BLS (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) (2014a). News release. National census of fatal occupational injuries in 2013 (preliminary results). Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. 14 pp. BLS (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) (2014b). Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/farming-fishing-and-forestry/fishers-andrelated-fishing-workers.htm (visited December 08, 2014). EC (European Comission) (2001). European Statistics on Accidents at Work (ESAW). European Comission, Doc. ESTAT/E3/HSW/2001/1130, 209 pp. FAO (2001). Safety at sea as an integral part of fisheries management. FAO Fisheries Circular No. 966, 39 pp. ILO (2010). Handbook for improving living and working conditions on board fishing vessels. International Labor Office, Switzerland, 232 pp. ILO (1999). Safety and health in the fishing industry. Report for discussion at the tripartite meeting on safety and health in the fishing industry, Geneva. ILO (2014). www.ilo.org (accessed December 12, 2014). Kaplan, I.M., Kite-Powell, H.L. (2000). Safety at sea and fisheries management: fishermen's attitudes and the need for co-management. Marine Policy, 24: 493-497. NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) (2010). Fatal Occupational Injuries in the U.S. Commercial Fishing Industry: Risk Factors and Recommendations. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number: 2011-103. 6 pp. NIOSH (2014). Commercial fishing safety. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/fishing (accessed December 08, 2014) Page last NRC. Fishing vessel safety: blueprint for a national program. Washington: Committee on Fishing Vessel Safety; 1991. Poggie, J., Pollnac, R., Jones, S. (1995). Perceptions of vessel safety regulations—a southern New England fishery. Marine Policy 19(5): 411–418. Ayan, M., Naykal, T. (2010). Uluslararasi Denizcilik Örgütü ve çevre: Türkiye’nin örgüt içindeki durumu. Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi 7(13): 275- 297. Thomas, T.K, Lincoln, J.M, Husberg, B.J, Conway G.A. (2001). Is it safe on deck? Fatal and non-fatal workplace injuries among Alaskan commercial fishermen. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 40(6): 693–702. TUİK (Turkish Statistical Institute) (2013). Fishery statistics 2013, Ankara. Windle, M.J.S., Neis, B., Bornstein, S., Binkley, M., Navarro, P. (2008). Fishing occupational health and safety: A comparison of regulatory regimes and safety outcomes in six countries, Marine Policy (32): 701–710.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Question-Answer14228
Self Study5210
Reading14228
Performance14684
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)206
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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