Course detail

Safety of Work on Earthwork Machines

FSI-NB0Acad. year: 2018/2019

The course is aimed towards the safety regulations valid for work with the earthwork machines. The course includes the site investigation, the securing of the excavation operations, the operation conditions of earthwork machines, the duties of machine operators, the forbidden handling with machines, the manner of machines transport on public roads etc.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The graduation of this course is obligatory for all persons interested in attaining licence for controling earthwork machines. Students will gain knowledge necessary for every officer who controls activities of the staff doing earthwork. His/her control work must correspond with valid safety regulations and laws.

Prerequisites

Students are required to have basic knowledge of technical mechanics, physics, higher mathematics, machine parts and their mechanism, physics of materials and principles of electrotechnical engineering.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

PROKEŠ, Josef a Aleš KREJČÍ. Mechanizace ve stavebnictví: bezpečnostní předpisy. Brno: CERM, 1998. ISBN 80-214-1145-7. (CS)
VANĚK, Antonín. Moderní strojní technika a technologie zemních prací. Praha: Academia, 2003. Česká matice technická (Academia). ISBN 8020010459. (CS)
VANĚK, Antonín. Moderní strojní technika a technologie zemních prací. Praha: Academia, 2003. Česká matice technická (Academia). ISBN 8020010459. (CS)
Zákon 262/2006 Sb. - Zákon zákoník práce ze dne 21. dubna 2006 In: Sbírka zákonů České republiky.2006. (CS)
Zákon 262/2006 Sb. - Zákon zákoník práce ze dne 21. dubna 2006 In: Sbírka zákonů České republiky.2006. (CS)
ČSN EN 474-1+A5. Stroje pro zemní práce - Bezpečnost - Část 1: Obecné požadavky. ÚTNM, Praha, 2018 (CS)
ČSN EN 474-2+A1 - Stroje pro zemní práce - Bezpečnost - Část 2: Požadavky pro dozery, UTNM, Praha, 2009 (CS)
ČSN EN 474-3+A1 - Stroje pro zemní práce - Bezpečnost - Část 3: Požadavky pro nakladače, UTNM, Praha, 2009 (CS)

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.
Part of the course can be excursions to the companies, which manufacture or operate the equipments from the thematic area of education.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The presentation at seminars called The verification of knowledge of safety regulations

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with basic terms of dangerous activities in the sense of the regulations and laws. Students will be made familiar with the duties of machine operators, the duties of supervisors (site managers, leading crews) mainly from aspect of making safe working environment and avoiding accidents and breakdowns during controlling the earthwork machines.

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

The attendance at lectures is voluntary.
The attendance at seminars is obligatory, recorded by the teacher. The form of compensation of missed lessons (in justified cases) is solved individually with the subject guarantee person.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-ADI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-ADI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional (voluntary)

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. The interpretation of terms
2. The legislature.The work codex.
3. Employers duties
4. Setting and preparation of the working place
5. Provision of site excavation
6. Protective zones (conduct VN, pipelines, roads, railways etc.)
7. The duties of controling the machine before starting working
8. The service conditions of machines
9. Prohibited manipulations with earthwork machines
10. The cooperation of a crane operator with a tier (targetman)
11. Machines protection during interruption or finishing work
12. The transport of machines on their own driving axles
13. The transport of machines on trailer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1,2. The training of using basic regulations.
3,4. The projection of instructional films.
5,6. The practical demonstration of reparation in any company.
7,8. The practical demonstration of a machine in operation in terrain.
9,10. The formation of tests for work safety schooling.
11,12. The excursion in company.
13. The excursion in company.