040-0559/01 – OSH (BOZP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Occupational and Process SafetyCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Lucie Kocůrková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lucie Kocůrková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SIK117 Ing. Lucie Kocůrková, Ph.D.
BAU020 Ing. Barbora Martiníková, Ph.D.
PER126 Ing. Michaela Skřížovská, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 10+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Recognize OSH specialized disciplines and related fields; - Have an understanding of OSH multidisciplinarity and interconnections to other safety disciplines; - Characterize key international OSH organizations; - Interpret key OSH principles and tools; - Identify role and competence of OSH professionals (specialists); - Analyze and evaluate information on OSH issues.

Teaching methods



History of Occupational safety and health (OSH). Current concept of OSH. Multidisciplinarity of OSH. Position of OSH within the "Safety and Security". OSH and other disciplines within safety and security (process safety, fire protection, crisis management and emergency planning, etc.). Specializations in OSH (technical safety, occupational hygiene and ergonomics, management of hazardous chemicals, explosion protection, etc.). Key OSH principles. OSH legal framework. OSH organization on international, European, national and enterprise level. Role, knowledge and skills of OSH professionals. Professional qualification in OSH. Information sources in OSH.

Compulsory literature:

COM(2014) 332 final. COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on an EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020. COUNCIL DIRECTIVE of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work(89/391/EEC)

Recommended literature:

Alli, B. O. Fundamental principles of occupational health and safety. 2nd edition. ILO: Geneva, 2008. ISBN: 978-92-2-120454-1. Friend, M. A. and Kohn, J. P. Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health. 6th edition. Bernan Press, 2014. ISBN: 1598887246, 9781598887242. ILO encyclopaedia on occupational health and safety: http://www.iloencyclopaedia.org/. Hale, A., Pryor, P., Hudson, D. (2014). The OHS Professional: A framework for practice – Role, knowledge and skills. International Network of Safety and Health Practitioner Organisations (INSHPO). Des Plaines, USA. EU-OSHA: https://osha.europa.eu/en.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:


Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  36
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (B3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Praha 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Lázně Bohdaneč 1 Compulsory study plan

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