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Safety at Work and Safety at Electrical Works

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB5001
Curriculum: IT 2023
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2023-2024)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Menani, Smail
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2023-2024

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3004IT2023-1, IT2023-1A, IT2023-1B2023-08-28 – 2024-02-25Jarkko Vuorinen, Minna UimonenEnglish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06

Learning Outcomes

The course will make the student understand that safety as an essential part of professional ethics. After the course, the student will be aware of the significance of the occupational and industrial safety and knows the ways in which safety at the workplace is maintained and developed. The xams for occupational safety and first aid are an essential part of the course. The student will learn the safety regulations related with electrical work and will learn to take care of occupational safety in laboratories, electrical work and when planning electrical work. They will also learn to act correctly in the case of an electrical accident. The exams for Safety at Electrical Works is a part of the course.

Student's Workload

54 h, containing 20 h of contact studies.


The main regulations of occupational safety. Occupational safety at work place. Work-related illnesses and hazards, their assessment and elimination. General work instruction at work place and risk factors and their elimination, as well as preparing for accidents and first aid measures. Standard SFS 6002 Safety at electrical work. Protection against electric danger and protection classes of electrical installations, residual current circuit protection, protection against electric shock, contents of standard SFS 6002. General work and safety instructions for Technobothnia Electrical Engineering Laboratories, induction to the Technobothnia Laboratories.
First Aid Training according to standard SFS6002. Action in case of injuries, examination of the patient for emergency first aid, blowing and resuscitation, burns, crush and incisions, electrical accidents. Training includes both theoretical training and practical training. At the end of the course the student will receive the occupational safety card and Safety at Electrical Works card. He has also the opportunity to buy the emergency first aid card from SPR.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Standard 6002. Power point -slides by the Centre for Occupational Safety. General work and safety instructions for Technobothnia Electrical Engineering Laboratories and the Moodle material created by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact studies.

Assessment Criteria


Assessment Methods

Participation in at least 75% of contact lessons and to the First Aid Training and induction to the Technobothnia Laboratories. Written exam in which at least 75% of the answers have to be correct to pass the examination.