Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502024382018OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IICompulsory482
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
Prospective textile engineers will be informed about concept of occupational safety and health.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Körlü
Learning Outcomes
1 To have the awareness of occupational health and safety culture
2To be able to recognize the dangers and risks that may arise in textile factories and to have information about the precautions to eliminate them or reduce the risk level
3Understanding of basic principles of occupational safety and health management system
4Ability of teamwork
5Understanding of life-long learning principle
6Ability to make a report and present it.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Importance of occupational health and safety in textile factories. Evaluation of working conditions. Industrial diseases Source of hazard Personal protective equipments Safety precautions
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History of occupational safety and safety culture
2Dust as a physical risk factor, measurement methods and prevention ways of dust in the working area. Selection, maintenance, standards of personal protective equipment.
3Noise as a physical risk factor, measurement methods and prevention ways of noise in the working area. Selection, maintenance, standards of personal protective equipment.
4Biological risk factors, measurement methods and prevention ways of biological risks in the working area. Selection, maintenance, standards of personal protective equipment.
5Labeling, storage, transportation and disposal of chemical substances
6Risks caused by equipment and machines in the working area and preventation ways of the risks. Selection, maintenance, standards of personal protective equipment.
7Electrical Safety in the Workplace
8occupational environment controls. Occupational hygiene. Occupational health safetyin work place and premises
9Midterm exam
10Safety Signs
11Psychosocial risks
12Risk Groups and action against child labour
13Importance of risk analysis and making risk assessment
14Importance of emergency action plan and developing an emergency action plan
15Overview of occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS). Relationship of OHSMS with quality and environmental management systems
16Fnal exam
Recommended or Required Reading
􀀀Özkılıç Ö., "İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği, Yönetim Sistemleri ve Risk Değerlendirme Metodolojileri", Türkiye İşveren Sendikaları Konfederasyonu Yayın No: 246, (2005) 􀀀Erkan N., "İşletmelerde İnsan Gücü Vermliliği İçin İşçi Sağlığı, İş Güvenliği, Kazalardan Korunma, Acil Yardım ve İlgili Mevzuat", Milli Prodüktivite Merkezi yayınları:384, (1989) 􀀀Abdulvahap Yiğit, ‘İş Güvenliği ve İşçi Sağlığı‘,Alfa Aktüel Yayınları 􀀀Hüseyin Numan Bilir, ‘Alfabetik İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği Hukuku’Legal Yayınevi, 2015 􀀀Ülkü İleri, İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği Önlemleri İle Sosyo-Ekonomik Sonuçları, Efil yayınevi, 2014 􀀀Salih Dursun, İş Güvenliği Kültürü, Beta Yayınları, 2012 􀀀Makaleler
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination180
Homework120
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Team/Group Work188
Report Presentation122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)67
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1     5 3     
LO2     3 433   
LO3       322   
LO4   5         
LO5        5    
LO6      5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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