Module Title:   Health and Safety Management

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5018M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Work-Based Learning

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr C Kara-Zaitri

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To understand theoretical and practical aspects of safety, health and environmental management and the associated legislative framework. To be able to formulate safety and health policies, and design, develop and implement associated plans, systems and audits.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
This module is characterised as `work-based learning` constituting part of a Foundation Degree. The teaching strategy is to provide support material via web and paper based resources. These will allow students to understand and reflect upon work place activities.

Lectures:   2.00          Directed Study:   60.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   10.00          Other:   28.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

review the theoretical and practical aspects of H&S management and the associated legislative framework.
Apply the principles of effective H&S management in a wide spectrum of industries.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

take responsibility for undertaking basic hazard, risk and safety assessments within a work area.
Able to analyse SHE issues, apply legal principles, propose solutions for preventing, limited and/or mitigating the issues, formulate policies and devise planning, audit and monitoring systems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

develop skills in data presentation; data interpretation; systematic problem solving; creative problem solving; communication.

  Coursework   100%
  Case study (2000 word equivalent)
  Examination - open book or seen paper 2.00 100%
  Supplementary assessment 2 hour examination

Outline Syllabus:
Hazard identification, quantification, reduction and mitigation. Risk modelling, assessment, communication and management. The nature and taxonomy of hazards. Harm to receptors. Industrial health and safety. The management of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE). Safe systems of work and work permits. Inspection and investigation procedures and systems. Human factors, communication and information. Studies (HAZOP) and Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) techniques. Legal framework and requirements. Standards and guidelines including HASAWA, HSG65, Construction Design Management (CDM) and appropriate standards. EU strategies. Environment legislation. Jurisprudence. Certification and accreditation.

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