050-0019/02 – Safety Management Systems (SMBezp)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Civil ProtectionCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SME71 doc. Ing. Marek Smetana, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+2
Part-time Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Objectives of the course: To provide students with a basic overview of danger, threat and risk. The course is conceived as a theoretical basis for management methods, with emphasis on selected areas of management related to the prevention and managing emergencies. Learning outcomes: Acquired skills: - knowledge in the fields dividing safety measures, preventive measures and their implementation. Acquired skills: - The ability to understand the problems of security, the ability to to evaluate the possibility of performing a risk analysis.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Compulsory literature:

POZZO, Barbara. The implementation of the Seveso directives in an enlarged Europe: a look into the past and a challenge for the future. Frederick, MD: Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America by Aspen, c2009, xxx, 231 p. Energy and environmental law, v. 6. ISBN 9041128549. STEIN, Matthew. When technology fails: a manual for self-reliance, sustainability, and surviving the long emergency. Rev. and expanded. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Pub. Co, 2008. ISBN 19-3339-245-2. KIRCHSTEIGER, Christian, Michalis D CHRISTOU a Georgios A PAPADAKIS. Risk assessment and management in the context of the Seveso II Directive. New York: Elsevier, 1998, xxii, 537 p. ISBN 04-448-2881-8. FRIEND, Mark A a James P KOHN. Fundamentals of occupational safety and health. 5th ed. Lanham, Md.: Government Institutes, 2010, xxx, 545 p. ISBN 1605907065. GOETSCH, David L. Occupational safety and health for technologists, engineers, and managers. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, c2011, xx, 745 p. ISBN 013700916X.

Recommended literature:

FAGEL, Michael J. Principles of emergency management: public health considerations. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press, 2013. ISBN 14-6655-505-X. BERNSTEIN, Jonathan a Bruce BONAFEDE. Manager's guide to crisis management. New York: McGraw-Hill, c2011, xi, 169 p. Briefcase book. ISBN 00-7176-949-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

There aren’t defined ana other requirements for student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Theory of safety • History of security solutions, the unification of used terminology • Risk and danger - definition, theoretical basis, determining • Risk analysis - basic classification of methods, philosophical approaches with regard to addressing areas • Risk analysis - an overview of the methods used On occupational safety (OHS) • OSH management system - the basic elements of the systém • OSH for foreign approaches • The legal framework in the field • Preparation and implementation of OHS in the organization The area of safety from the perspective of the chemical and nuclear industry • Historical reasons for a primary interest in the chemical and nuclear industry - important events in history • The legal framework in the field from the perspective of of the EU and the Czech Republic • Emergency planning Crisis management • Crisis management as part of public administration • Preparing for solving large-scale extraordinary events - emergency response plans • Crisis staffs and Security Councils

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T062) Quality Management P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T062) Quality Management P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2016/2017 Winter