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Work Safety in Mechanical Engineering

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IMEP0107
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2015EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2015-2016)
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkelä, Reijo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

The student will become aware of the importance of occupational safety and know the operative methods for maintaining and developing the safety at the workplace, obtain the certaficate of occupational safety and first aid at emergency.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 54 h, of which
- scheduled studies 38 h
- autonomous studies 16 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Not required


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

· Eila Riikonen ym, Työsuojelun perusteet, Työterveyslaitos, 2003
· Occupational Safety Training material, the Centre for Occupational Safety, 1/2004
· Hätäensiapukorttimateriaali SPR
· Työturvallisuuslaki N:o 738/2002.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises

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