040-0901/01 – Toxicology (TOXI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Occupational and Process SafetyCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavel Danihelka, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Pavel Danihelka, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
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 Credit and Examination 2+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student, after the course, understands biological risks in the sense of REACH an CLP Directives, will be able to work with concepts of acute toxicity, corrosivity, irritant properties, carcinogeneity, mutageneity, reproductive toxicity, sensibilization, ecotoxicity. She/he understands the relation dose/effect, the metric of dose under different conditions and will be able to find toxicological data of toxic substances.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

1. Toxicology as a scientific discipline 2. Basic toxicology terminology 3. Introduction to the management of health risks from toxic substances 4. Hazard identification 1 – the process of hazard identification, classification and labelling of substances and mixtures 5. Hazard identification 2 – toxicity evaluation, information sources on toxic substances 6. Exposure scenarios, assessment of exposure to toxic substances 7. Dose-Response assessment 8. Risk analysis and risk assessment, risk characterization 9. Risk management 10. Management of health risks from professional exposure to toxic substances – case study 11. Summary of legislation – toxic substances and professional exposure to toxic substances 12. Industrial toxicology in the area of major accident prevention 13. Industrial toxicology in the area of fire prevention and protection 14. Reserve

Compulsory literature:

Illing, P. Toxicity and risk. Context, principles and practice. London: Taylor & Francis, 2001, ISBN 0-415-23371-2. Relative legislation Databases on toxicology (database system TOXNET)

Recommended literature:

Further reading is not required

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:

Toxicology as a scientific discipline and management system. Compounds dangerous for human health and their impacts: system toxicity, cancerogenity, mutageneicity, reproduction toxicity, teratogenity, corrosivity, irritant properties, environmental toxicity and other effects (endocrine disruptors, allergens, sensibilitation). Dose - response dependens, limits of dangerous compouns in working and living environment, risk assessment, information sources concerning industrially used chemicals

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V009) Fire Protection and Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (P3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908V004) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
FBI_ECTS 2012/2013 Full-time Czech Optional 010 - Faculty of Safety Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block