Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015662017Occupational Health and Safety in Fisheries IIElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To be able to give the basic information about occupational health and safety required in fishing vessels. To be able to give a wide awareness to the student who will face to many problems in the future about fishery regarding the sense of safety. To be able to teach occupational hygiene; definition, basic aspects, occupational health and safety. To be able to give information about the harmful factors in the work place. To be able to teach the environmental and personal control precautions. To be able to teach the inhalation, discharging and effects of the toxicants in fisheries. To be able to give examples about specifications and precaution methods of some chemicals used in fisheries. To be able to recognize and apply the risk assessment and analyzing methods
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Ozan SOYKAN
Learning Outcomes
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61 Students will; obtain the basic information about occupational health and safety required in fishing. 2 Learn a wide awareness of many problems in the future, legal responsibilities and a scientific and sound sense of safety when working on fishing safety issues. 3 Learn definition and basic aspects of occupational hygiene, occupational health and safety. 4 Learn the environmental and personal control precautions, inhalation, discharging and effects of the toxicants, specifications and precaution methods of some chemicals used in fisheries, 5 Obtain the basic information about the risk assessment and analyzing methods
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic information about safety and health concept on the bases of national, international, sectoral as well as that of workplaces in fisheries. This concept covers mainly workplaces that are related to the fishing industries and technologies. By this course, it is aimed to give a wide awareness to the student who will face to many problems in the future and who will carry legal responsibilities and who will be supposed to apply a scientific and sound sense of safety when he will be working on fisheries safety.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of occupational health and safety and their elements in fisheries: health concept, safety concept, occupational accidents, occupational diseases, statistics of accidents.Scientific literature
2Hazardous factors in fishing vesselsScientific literature
3Control technology for hazards in fishing workplaces; both environmental and personal control measuresScientific literature
4Safety management in fisheriesScientific literature
5Hazardous chemicals (inorganic and organic) in fisheries: specifications and prevention methods.Scientific literature
6Work hygene in fisheriesScientific literature
7Ergonomy in fisheriesScientific literature
8Midterm exam
9Risk analyze and assesementScientific literature
10Risk analyze and assesementScientific literature
11Risk management in fisheriesScientific literature
12Risk management in fisheriesScientific literature
13National and international treaties occupational health and safety of fisheriesScientific literature
14Explosive work environmentScientific literature
15Occupational health and safety in Turkey and around the worldScientific literature
16Final exam
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
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Work Placement(s)
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Question-Answer14228
Self Study5210
Reading14228
Performance14684
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)206
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