Course detail

Legislation in Chemistry

FCH-MCT_CHL2Acad. year: 2018/2019

Legislation on the handling of chemical substances (Act 356/2003 Coll., On chemical substances and chemical mixtures, Act 258/2000 Coll., On public health protection, including accompanying decrees and regulations). Warning symbols, H-phrases, P-phrases. Safety sheets, their use for working with chemicals. Packaging and labeling of chemicals. Handling of chemical wastes. The basics of first pre-medical help. Guidance on the handling of chemical substances at FCH BUT in Brno.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Learning about chemical legislation, handling chemicals and first aid bases.

Prerequisites

The basic requirement is the fact that students handle chemicals

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

https://www.vutbr.cz/elearning/ (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 1 teaching hour per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

A test after which the student gets a credit. To obtain a credit it is necessary to get at least 13 out of 15 points.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course is divided into seven thematic units listed below. Students are introduced to the introductory lecture, the subject is taught in the form of a controlled study, students are provided with a full elearning course, introducing students to valid legislation and work safety in the following areas:
1.Legislation in the field of handling chemical substances (Law 356/2003, Coll. of Law, dealing with Handling chemical substances and preparations; Law 258/2000, Coll. of Law, dealing with Protection of Public Health) and other public notices.
2. Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council
3. Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council
4. Safety sheets, their exploitation for handling chemical substances
5. Handling chemical wastes
6. Principles of first aid
7. Instructions for handling chemicals at the Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic information that is generally related to the treatment of chemical substances (legislation, first aid, safety data sheets) in the form of a lecture, to familiarize students with the rules that were approved by the KHS Brno for treatment of chemical substances at the FCH BUT and to teach students the system of work with chemicals.

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

Mandatory attendance at the lecture and successful passing of the test.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_SCH Master's

    branch NKCO_SCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NPCP_SCH Master's

    branch NPCO_SCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NPCP_CHTOZP Master's

    branch NPCO_CHTOZP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NKCP_CHTOZP Master's

    branch NKCO_CHTOZP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NKCP_CHTP Master's

    branch NKCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NPCP_CHTP Master's

    branch NPCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NPCP_MA Master's

    branch NPCO_MA , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NPCP_CHM Master's

    branch NPCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme NKCP_CHM Master's

    branch NKCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning

    branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer