Academic Catalog

OHS501 INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Course Code: 8770501
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ALAR SINAYU
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Recognition, evaluation and control of work related health hazards (chemical, physical, psychological and ergonomic), principal groups at risk, assessment of occupational health and safety directives, legislations, standards, protection of workers` health, performance, comfort and well being and early diagnosis of work related disorders and diseases, counter measures, evaluation algorithms of the impact of measures at the workplace, workplace health promotion activities, rating of industrial noise and vibration affecting residential areas.