040-0001/01 – Environmental Accidents (HŽP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Occupational and Process SafetyCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavel Danihelka, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavel Danihelka, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year4Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DAN40 prof. RNDr. Pavel Danihelka, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After absolvig lessons, student will have the capacity to identify elementary risks related to accidents involving hazardous substances in environment and to clasify them according potential consequences.

Teaching methods

Summary

Dangerous chemical compounds and their environmental impact in the case of accident. Examples of major chemical accidents in history: Seveso, Baia Mare, Exon Valdez, Prestige. Methods of assessment of environmental impacts of chemical accidents. European and Czech legislation, SEVESO Directive, IPPC, EIA. Management of dangerous chemical compounds, prevention, mitigation of accidents. Vulnerability of environmental compartments (surface water, underground water, soil, biota).

Compulsory literature:

P. Danihelka: Analysis and Management of Industrial Risks, VŠB – TU Ostrava, 2002, ISBN 80-248-0084-5 Directiva SEVESO II Risk Management Guide for Major Industrial Accidents intended for municipapilites and Industry, CRAM – Conseil pour la réduction des accidents industriels majeurs, Canada, Québec 2002, ISBN 2-922820-04-1 Awareness and Preparedness for Emergency at Local Level: a Process for Responding to Technological Accidents, ISBN 92-807-1183-0 U.S. EPA 550-B-99-009: Risk management programme guidance for off-site consequence analysis, April 1999, www.epa.gov/ceppol/

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

seminary

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Accident as phenomenon relating to environment. Examples of historical accidents in environment: Baia Mare, Seveso, Schwarzhalle Basel, oil accidents Dangerous compounds from the point of view of accidents. Toxicity for water environmet, ecotoxicity Acute and chronic effects. Physico-chemical danger – fire, explosion. Assessment of risk of environmental accidents. H&V index. Legislation context Prevention of environmental accidents Emergency preparedness

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100 (100) 0
        Project Project 30  0
        Written exam Written test 60  0
        Other task type Other task type 10  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2006/2007 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (M2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan

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