Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
4111002212013WORKER SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTHElective232
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To raise awareness for students about worker’s safety and occupational health. To teach the basic rules about this subject and ensure them to apply if it is necessary. To ensure the students become a conscious about workplace safety.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Sevda ALTAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1To define the basic concepts about worker’s safety and occupational health.
2To comprehend the legal regulations about worker’s safety.
3To recognize the situations that may occur in the workplace that could lead to occupational diseases and take precautions about them.
4To realize the reasons of accidents and injuries in the workplace may be and take precautions about them.
5To pursue the legal proceedings when an accident occurs in the workplace.
6To take precautions about fire that may occur in the workplace
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic concepts about worker’s safety and occupational health, Main threatening elements of worker’s safety and occupational health, Industrial accidents and injuries, Fire, Proceedings that must be done after an industrial accident occurs Work safety regulation
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description and purpose of job security
2Worker health
3Workplace security and threatening elements
4Workplace security and threatening elements
5Security rules for working with machine tools
6Protective equipments
7Protective equipments
8Fire
9Fire
10Midterm Exam
11Industrial accidents
12Industrial accidents
13Occupational diseaseStudent presentations
14Occupational diseaseStudent presentations
15Occupational diseaseStudent presentations
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
“İş sağlığı ve işçi güvenliği” modülü, Mesleki gelişim, 2011, MEGEP, Ankara İş güvenliği uzmanı eğitim notları, 2013, Ergon, İzmir
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11515
Attending Lectures14228
Performance13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)83
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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