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Machine Safety and CE-mark

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTS1103
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2016-2017)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkelä, Reijo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2016-2017

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
6I-KT-3N2017-01-09 – 2017-04-30Timo GröndahlFinnish2016-12-12 – 2017-01-16

Learning Outcomes

The student will become aware of the importance of safety in modern effective machine design and will apply the relevant methods in practice.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 81 h, of which
- scheduled studies 42 h
- autonomous studies 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Work Safety in Mechanical Engineering


Central regulations of occupational safety. Occupational safety in a shared workplace. Identifying hazards, estimating the risk levels as well as preventing accidents and work-related illnesses . General safety rules of the workplace as well as most common risk factors and their elimination. Readyness to handle accidents and knowledge of emergency operations .

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Kämäräinen Pekka, Viljanen Aarre (toim.). Koneenrakentajaa koskevat tekniset EU-määräykset.
- Siirilä, Pahkala. EU - määräysten mukainen koneiden turvallisuus, Fimtekno Oy, 1999
- Väyrynen Seppo, Nevala Niina, Päivinen Minna. Ergonomia ja käytettävyys suunnittelussa, Teknologiainfo Teknova Oy, 2004
- Machine directives.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment Methods