COURSE UNIT TITLE

: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DISEASES IN ENGINEERING

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
ESE 2066 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DISEASES IN ENGINEERING ELECTIVE 2 0 0 3

Offered By

Faculty of Engineering

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Course Coordinator

INSTRUCTOR MEHMET BARAN TUFAN

Offered to

Textile Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Course Objective

The aim of this course is to share, discuss and evaluate the concept of occupational health diseases, the historical background, protection and prevention methods, causes, diagnosis and treatment methods, laws and regulations related to all fields of engineering.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Reviewing the definition and history of occupational health diseases
2   Getting aware of laws and regulations related to occupational health diseases
3   Classifying occupational health diseases due to cause of occurrence
4   Reviewing prevention and protection methods of occupational health diseases
5   Determining the concept of occupational health diseases in Turkey and in the world

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Definition and historical background of occupational health diseases
2 Laws and regulations
3 Classification of occupational diseases according to their occurrence
4 Dust concept and respiratory system related occupational health diseases
5 Temperature, humidity and pressure related occupational health diseases
6 Vibration, radiation and noise related occupational health diseases
7 Exposure to chemicals related occupational health diseases
8 Exposure to metals related occupational health diseases
9 Hazardous waste
10 Water and food safety
11 Occupational stress
12 Protection methods from occupational health diseases in different fields of engineering

Recomended or Required Reading

Textbooks:
1. David L. Goetsch, Occupational safety and health for technologists, engineers, and managers , 2011.
2. Meslek Hastalıkları ve Iş ile Ilgili Hastalıklar Tanı Rehberi (In Turkish), T.C. Department of Labor, 2010.
3. Meslek Hastalıkları Rehberi (In Turkish), T.C. Department of Labor, 2011.
References:
1. Dokuz Eylül University Department of Mining Eng. MDN 4015 Occupational Safety Lecture Notes (In Turkish), Prof. Dr. Ahmet Hakan Onur, 2014.
2. U.S. Department of Labor (1999), Dust What You Can't See CAN Hurt You!
3. Erdinç, Münevver. Occupational Diseases (In Turkish), Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, 2010.
4. ILO, List of Occupational Diseases, 2010.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Oral Presentation and in class discussions

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.25 + ASG * 0.25 + FIN * 0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.25 + ASG * 0.25 + RST * 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

LO 1 and 2: 1 Midterm
LO 3 and 4: 1 Presentation
LO 3, 4 and 5: 1 Final exam

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

baran.tufan@deu.edu.tr, Office Tel: 0 232 301 75 42

Office Hours

Hours will be determined later depending on course and assignment situation of the instructor

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 12 2 24
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 12 1 12
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 15 15
Preparing presentations 1 8 8
Final 1 2 2
Midterm 1 2 2
Quiz etc. 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 75

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13
LO.1212533
LO.2543543
LO.3322525
LO.4355555
LO.5525555