Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Occupational Health and Safety BMM404 8 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. MUHAMMET UZUNTARLA
Goals Understanding the importance of occupational health and safety within the framework of the right to life. Occupational safety and health, with emphasis on the importance of employers and employees, provide a structure that combines theory and practice.
Contents Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) basic concepts. The main working areas of ergonomics. Safety concept. Causes of work-related accidents, prevention models, maliyetleriinin calculation and reporting of the investigation. The concept of occupational disease, types, prevention methods. Workshop and laboratory safety methods. Your protectors and guardians of the machine. Fire and explosion prevention methods. First aid principles and goals. OHS Legislation
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Define the basic concepts of occupational health and safety.
2 Within the framework of the right to life can express the importance of occupational health and safety.
3 Available to apply legal rules and principles of occupational health and safety disputes.
4 Occupational health and safety issues can be analyzed.
5 Solve the problems resulting from occupational health and safety at work places.
6 Learn first aid principles and objectives.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Theoretical and interactive narrative
Assessment Methods Midterm, the final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to occupational safety Read on the subject.
2 Fundamental Principles of Occupational Safety Read on the subject.
3 OS Culture Read on the subject.
4 Definition of work-related accidents and the causes, types, measures Read on the subject.
5 Definition of work-related accidents and the causes, types, measures Read on the subject.
6 The economic aspect of occupational safety Read on the subject.
7 Occupational safety and ergonomics Read on the subject.
8 Accidental chain Read on the subject.
9 Midterm Read on the subject.
10 Accident reports Read on the subject.
11 Accident statistics and accident investigation Read on the subject.
12 Kaza istatistikleri ve kaza araştırması Read on the subject.
13 Definition of occupational diseases, types, precautions Read on the subject.
14 Definition of occupational diseases, types, precautions Read on the subject.

Textbook 1) Dizdar, İş Güvenliği, ABP Publishing, 2004. 2) Dal, J., Ergonomics For Beginners, Taylor Francis, 2001. 3) Kroemer, K., Kroemer, H., Kroemer-Elbert, K., Ergonomics, Prentice Hall, 2nd Ed., 2000.
Additional Resources 1) Karwowski, W., Marras, W. S., Occupational Ergonomics, CRC Press, 2003. 2) Kroemer, K., Office Ergonomics, Taylor&Francis, 2003. 3) Stricoff, R. S., Walters, D. B., Handbook of Laboratory Health and Safety, 2nd Ed., John Wiley, 1995.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has principal knowledge about Math, Science and Engineering subjects related to their own branches. x
2 Uses Math, Science and theoretical and practical knowledge of their own areas to find solutions for current engineering problems. x
3 Identifies, formulates and solves engineering problems, for that purpose, selects and applies appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyzes a system, a component, or a process, designs under realistic constraints to meet the desired requirements; implements the methods of modern design accordingly. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and performs experiments, collects data, analyzes and interprets the results. Finds solutions to problems in the fields of medicine and biology using engineering techniques. x
7 Works effectively as an individual and multidisciplinary teams. x
8 Collects information and does research of resources for this purpose, uses databases and other information resources. x
9 Is aware of necessity of lifelong learning; monitors developments in science and technology and continuously renews himself/herself. x
10 Uses informatics and communication technology with computer software that is minimum required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level. x
11 Communicates effectively verbal and written, uses at least one foreign language at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Is aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, Is aware of entrepreneurship and innovation and has knowledge of contemporary issues. x
13 Has principal knowledge about professional and ethical responsibility. x
14 Holds awareness about project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and about the legal implications of engineering applications. x
15 Trains individuals to be preferred in biomedical industry by national and international institutions and have the qualification of hardware. x
16 Provides training and consulting services to improve the quality and reliability in the use of technology in hospitals in the field of clinical engineering. x
17 Provides consulting and technical support services to hospitals, health organizations and medical technology manufacturers/sellers. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Assignments 4 2 8
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 85
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.83
ECTS Credit of the Course 3