542-0373/20 – Safety at Work and Fire Protection (BPaPO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Mária Jarolimová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Mária Jarolimová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAR60 Ing. Mária Jarolimová, Ph.D.
KOU05 Ing. Jaroslava Koudelková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+1
Part-time Graded credit 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal of the subject is to create the ability of students to understand and interpret learned information in the field of labour safety and fire protection.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

The course deals with key issues in the field of occupational health and safety, occupational hygiene and fire protection. It provides a general overview of the principles of safe work and acquaints the students with legislation on health and safety at work. It explains the risks of the working environment, their effects, assessment and minimization in the working environment, including the risks of major accidents and industrial accidents. Furthermore, students obtain the necessary information from the field of fire protection, organization of fire protection units, their intervention activities, technical equipment and fire prevention.

Compulsory literature:

HARMS,L.: Safety analysis : principles and practice in occupational safety. CRC Press, c2001 - xi, 265 s. : il. ISBN 0-415-23655-X BRAUER, L.: Safety and Health for Engineers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006, ISBN: 9780471291893

Recommended literature:

HOPKINS, A.: Managing Major Hazard. Allen & Unwin, Canbera, 1999, ISBN 1 86508 702 5

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

active participation of students in teaching, semestral work, work test to verify knowledge

E-learning

Other requirements

eelaboration of a given topic in the form of a presentation and its defense, compulsory participation in a professional excursion

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Introduction to the subject „Occupational safety and fire protection“. Basic concepts. History of occupational safety. Types of partial safety and its characteristics. Current concept of OSH. Occupational safety. Rights and duties of employees in occupational safety. 2. Education and training for health and safety, types of training, periods of training. Professional consultants of the employer in the field of OHS. Qualified person in risk prevention. 3.Accidents at work. Definition of work injury. Procedure for solving and compensation of work injury, compensation of damages, exemption of employer's liability for the damage incurred. 4. Problems of work risks. Risk management. Search, evaluate and eliminate risks. 5. Categorization of work and workplaces, risk factors, risky work. Health problems and occupational diseases. 6.Personal protective equipment, classification and specification of PPE. Technical requirements for PPE, use and maintenance of PPE. 7.Documentation of health and safety at work. Safety and workplace signs. Rules for the placement of safety signs at the workplace. Tasks and authorizations of state professional supervision bodies and organizations. 8. Influence of human factor on work process safety. Work ability of man. Neuropsychic characteristics of workers and possibilities of its influence. Work and rest mode to safety level. 9. Occupational health and safety management system in the company - a tool for implementation of security system. Emergency events, emergency plan, its nature and content. Accident reporting. Emergency planning. 10. Legislation in the field of fire protection. Basic duties of all “entrepreneurs” in the field of fire protection. Obligations of natural persons in the field of fire protection. 11. Fire protection training. Types of training, training periods. Professional consultants of the employer in the field of fire protection. 12.The process of burning. Combustion products, risks, effects on human organism. What to do in case of fire, rules of conduct in case of fire. 13. Physical means of fire protection. Distribution of material assets of fire protection. Fire prevention classes. Preventive educational activities, the most common cause of fire in the home, the most common cause of fire in nature. 14.Documentation of fire protection. Description of individual types of fire protection documentation. Integrated rescue system of the Czech Republic and its components. Intervention of IRS in liquidation of extraordinary events.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
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