DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Occupational Health and Safety

General Description

History

Dokuz Eylul University Bergama Vocational School was established dated the 19th of April 2012. Occupational Health and Safety programme started education in 2013-2014 academic year. Its educational language is Turkish.

Qualification Awarded

Occupational Health and Safety Programme, Associate's Degree

Level of Qualification

Associate degree

Specific Admission Requirements

The students graduating from the branches of the vocational high schools which are first aid and emergency care technician, the sick and elderly care, constructiveness and automotive technology are able to apply for open admission to occupational health and safety programme of associate degree. The students graduating from the branches except the mentioned fields or high schools can be placed at the programmes they want according to the OSS grades with the additional placement if there is vacancy. For this, the students must take the exam which is the higher education entrance exam (YGS) and held by OSYM and they must take adequate grade from YGS-2.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Transfer Students:
The transfer student candidates from Turkish or foreign universities are subject to the YOK Legislation "The transfer, double degree, minor degree and inter-institutional credit transfer" and to the evaluation conditions determined by Dokuz Eylul University Senate.
The transfer quotas are determined and announced by Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK). The evaluation of the candidates are done by the school evaluation commmisin and approved by the management

The Graduate Transfers:
The short cycle graduates are given the right to be admitted to the first cycle programs if they comply with the conditions set by the "The transfer of Short Cycle Program Graduates to First Cycle Programs" Legilation of Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK)
The universities inform YOK regarding the quotas and YOK announces the quotas and conditions in "Graduate Transfer Guide" and the placements are managed by YOK due to the results of nationwide graduate transfer exam.

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eyll University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be
recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing
Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

To have a two-year degree in the field of Occupational Healt and Safety, the students must pass all the the compulsory and elective subjects which are neccesssary to be taken and have at least 2.0 grade point avarage from 4.0.

Profile of the Programme

The aim of the program is to educate professionals who have an ability to protect the employees from occupational accidents and diseases by eliminating hazards and minimizing risks in workplace, to provide the use of time and personal performance with maximum efficiency by providing safe manufacturing, to supervise the safety of every kind of tool, machine and other risky components in facility security, to provide the maintain of security not only for the worker and workplace but also for workplace environment. Additionally, destroying of hazards in origin, increase the work efficiency by providing to give the worker s attention to their work and contribute to the national economy by increasing the profitableness of business thanks to the decreasing of legal, conscientious and financial responsibilities to minimum are also in the aims of Occupational Health and Safety Program.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Have sufficient knowledge in the field of basic sciences and use them in solving practical problems faced.
2   Identify safety risks that may occur in the work environment by analyzing production processes and having the ability review.
3   To recognize safety materials, warning and danger signs and boards, to learn about the features of them and utilization for the purpose of having the competence.
4   To have the ability planning and implementation of occupational safety training.
5   To hava sufficient knowledge about the techniques and methods of measurement for occupational health and safety.
6   Be competent to do in emergency first aid intervention.
7   Follow of the current legislation on occupational health and safety, interpret and apply.
8   To protect the health of workers and to have information about the main measures to be taken to prevent occupational diseases resulting.
9   The effective use of Information Technologies.
10   To effective carry out an emergency management
11   To conduct recording and reporting activities
12   Be able to identify the hazards of chemicals and related risk analyzes.
13   To organize the process of fire protection and fire-fighting efforts.
14   To have the ability to realize aware of the necessity of lifelong learning.
15   Teamwork, self-confidence to take responsibility, taking charge and to polish fulfiling the requirements up.
16   Be adopted general moral values and professional ethics.
17   To develop verbal and written communicaton skills in business and private lives.
18   To use at least one foreign language effectively.
19   To recognize and use machinery and equipment effectively.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The employment fields of the graduate from this programme is wide. The graduate from this programme can employ in all the fields with the title of Occupational Health and Safety Technician .

Access to Further Studies

The candidates who finish the two-year degree education successfully can study in undergraduate program if they take an acceptable grade from the external transfer exam.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Academic Plan consists of 29 compulsory and 22 elective courses. The ratio of compulsory courses to elective courses in the curriculum is 90 / 30 ECTS.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 TDL 1001 TURKISH LANGUAGE I REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 2 BRG 1005 CHEMISTRY REQUIRED 2 1 0 3
G 3 SG 1003 BASIC LAW REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 4 BRG 1003 PHYSICS REQUIRED 2 1 0 3
G 5 BRG 1001 MATHEMATICS 1 REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 6 YD 1001 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (ENGLISH) REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 7 SG 1001 INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 8 BL 1001 BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRED 2 2 0 4
G 9 ATA 1001 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 10 SG 1005 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
NA FOR THIS SEMESTER
 
2. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 SG 1004 EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 2 SG 1100 PRACTICAL TRAINING PROGRAMME SUMMER TRAINING 0 20 0 5
B 3 ATA 1002 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 4 SG 1002 ERGONOMCS REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 5 TDL 1002 TURKISH LANGUAGE II REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 6 SG 1010 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION I REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 7 SG 1014 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
B 8 BRG 1004 STATISTICS REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 9 SG 1008 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 10 YD 1006 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (ENGLISH) REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
NA FOR THIS SEMESTER
 
3 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 SM 2031 MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT I REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 2 SG 2005 ELECTRICITY NETWORK FACILITIES AND SAFETY REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
G 3 SG 2001 FIRST AID REQUIRED 2 1 0 3
G 4 SG 2003 CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES AND THEIR HAZARDS REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
G 5 SG 2007 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION II REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 15
TOTAL:   30
 
3 .Semester: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 SG 2027 SYNCHRO-SERVO SYSTEMS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
G 2 SG 2015 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
G 3 SG 2013 SAFETY CULTURE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
G 4 SG 2021 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
G 5 BRG 2001 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
G 6 SG 2023 COMMUNICATION ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
G 7 SG 2011 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY IN MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
G 8 SG 2029 RISK FACTORS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 3
G 9 SG 2017 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION WORKS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
G 10 SG 2025 PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENGLISH) ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
G 11 SG 2019 TRAINING METHODS OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
 
4. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 SM 2012 MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT II REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 2 SG 2008 FIREFIGHTING AND FIRE PROTECTION REQUIRED 1 1 0 2
B 3 SG 2200 PRACTICAL TRAINING PROGRAMME SUMMER TRAINING 0 20 0 5
B 4 SG 2010 FAILURE ANALYSIS REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
B 5 SG 2034 LABELING AND MARKING REQUIRED 2 0 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 15
TOTAL:   30
 
4 .Semester: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 SG 2030 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
B 2 SG 2026 MINE VENTILATION, SAFETY AND HEALTH ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
B 3 SG 2020 BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
B 4 SG 2018 WARNING SIGNS, STANDARDS BOARDS AND PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
B 5 SG 2036 HANDLING AND STORAGE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
B 6 SG 2022 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
B 7 SG 2024 MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUE AND SAFETY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
B 8 SG 2012 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EU ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
B 9 SG 2016 INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 3
B 10 SG 2002 DISASTER MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE 2 0 0 2
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Measurement and evaluation methods for each course are defined in the course syllabi prepared by the instructor/s. Exam and passings grades are regulated according to the rules and regulations of Dokuz Eylul University, Bergama Vocational High School undergraduate programs as indicated in their catalogs. According to these students must attend classes, practices and examinations. Students' attendance is followed by the Instructor concerned. For almost all required and elective courses there are two written examinations : One midterm examination ( given during each semester and dates of which are announced by the Department in the first month of the semester ) and one final exam. The semester grades are determined by adding forty percent of the midterm exam and sixty percent of the final exam grade. In some courses, additional work such as projects, presentations and assignments could be given to students. If there is an additional work given in that course, then the semester grades are: 30% of the midterm exam, 10% the midterm project and 60% of the final exam. Students are successful in the course if their grades are (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB), (CC), (DC), (DD) and (B); if their grades are (FD), (FF) and (Y), they fail. Students whose GPA are lower than 1.80 cannot register for a new course. Those who have failed in the final exam may take the make-up exam of which grade replaces the final exam and students grades are computated again based upon the make-up exam results.
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http://www.deu.edu.tr/DEUWeb/English/Icerik/Icerik.php KOD=5683

Graduation Requirements

To finish the programme succesfully, passing all the lessons available( equivalent to 120 ECTS), having at least 2.0 average grade from 4.0, finishing a compulsory training education lasting 30 days are neccessary.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time training programs are implemented.

Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Division: Nergis Melis ULUTEKN
E-mail: melis.ulugtekin@deu.edu.tr
Tel: 0 232 632 12 48 / 114
Address: Atatrk Mahallesi Adnan Saygun Caddesi No:1 35700 Bergama / zmir