Course detail

Industrial Safety

FSI-CPBAcad. year: 2017/2018

The main content of the course is a review of approaches to safety assurance (occupational health and safety, safety of machinery, environmental safety, prevention of serious accidents).

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course allows the students to obtain basic knowledge in the field of risk management and safety assurance.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of mathematics in the extent of previous studies at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is expected.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

SKŘEHOT P. a kol.: Prevence nehod a havárií - 1. díl nebezpečné látky a materiály; Výzkumný ústav bezpečnosti práce, v. v. i. & T-SOFT, a. s., 2009; ISBN 978-80-86973-70-8
Manual for the classification and prioritization of risks due to major accidents in process and related industries : Inter-Agency Programme on the Assessment and Management of Health and Environmental Risks from Energy and Other Complex Industrial Systems [online]. Vienna : IAEA, 1996
SKŘEHOT P. a kol.: Prevence nehod a havárií - 2. díl mimořádné události a prevence nežádoucích následků; Výzkumný ústav bezpečnosti práce, v. v. i. & T-SOFT, a. s., 2009; ISBN 978-80-86973-73-9
KLETZ, T.: Learning from accidents; 3. ed.; Butterworth-Heinemann 2001; pp 357; ISBN 0 7506 4883 X
OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response - Guidance for Industry (including Management and Labour), Public Authorities, Communities, and other Stakeholders; 2. ed.; OECD Environment, Health and Safety Publications 2003; Series on Chemical Accidents No. 10
ČERMÁK, J. Bezpečnost práce. 1. vyd. Praha : Eurounion, 2006. 356 s. ISBN 80-7371-051-5
EN 31010 Risk management - Risk assessment techniques; European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization 2009; pp 80
Česko. Zákon č. 22/1997 Sb. o technických požadavcích na výrobky a související předpisy. In Sbírka zákonů, Česká republika. 1997, 6, s. 127-136.
Česko. Zákon č. 262/2006 Sb., zákoník práce. In Sbírka zákonů, Česká republika. 2006, 84, s. 3146-3241
ČSN EN 31010. Management rizik - Techniky posuzování rizik. [s.l.] : Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví, 1.1.2011.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures. According to the possibility of teaching can be organized lectures for students by practitioners and excursions to companies focused on activities related to the course content.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for course-unit credit award: active participation in lectures and seminars, semestral work elaboration, test; in justified cases, the lecturer may set alternative requirements.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. History of safety in the Czech Republic and EU.
2. Occupational safety and health protection.
3. Safety of machinery.
4. Safety assurance at workplace.
5. Management of environmental safety.
6. Prevention of serious accidents.
7. IAEA TECDOC 727 method.

Aims

The aim of the course is to familiarize the students with approaches to prevention of injuries and prevention of losses in industrial enterprises. A selection of procedures for safety assurance will be presented on model case studies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Presence in lectures is recommended, presence in seminars is compulsory.
In justified cases alternative form of tuition, solution of individual semestral project.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-KSB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 7 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. History of safety in the Czech Republic and EU.
2. Occupational safety and health protection in an industry.
3. Safety in the workplace.
4. Factors affecting safety in the workplace.
5. Categorization of works and prevention of hazards.
6. Personal protective equipment.
7. Safety of machinery.
8. Hazards generated by neglecting of ergonomic principles.
9. Environmental safety.
10. Prevention of major accidents.
11. Fire safety.
12. Information Security.
13. Security in the industry.

seminars in computer labs

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction to methods of industrial safety, semestral work assignmnent
2. Measurement of workplace conditions and categorization of work.
3. Prevention of hazards - an example of the identification and prevention of risks.
4. Choice of personal protective equipment.
5. Safety estimation of industrial facilities with index methods - 1st part.
6. Safety estimation of industrial facilities with index methods - 2nd part.
7. Presentation of semestral works, course-unit credit award.

eLearning

eLearning: opened course