FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

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
-
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
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 Description 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 Notes/Textbooks

Course notes will provide by instructor

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
48
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
0
Project
1
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
20
20
Final Exam
1
29
29
    Total
145

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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