Health and Safety at Work

Mechanical Engineering
4.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 4,50 OT

Lecturer
- António Jorge Martins de Araújo Gomes

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should be able to:
- Understand the main legal instruments and become aware of the rights and obligations on this area.
- Participate in the process of hazard identification and risk assessment and implementation of control measures.
- know the machine requirements

Program
1. Key Concepts.
2. Applicable legislation and legal obligations.
3. Organization of OSH Services.
4. OSH Indicators.
5.Identification of hazards and risk assessment
6.Individual Protection equipment
7. Electrical hazards
8. Chemical Hazards
9. Physical Hazards
10. Safety of Machinery and Equipment
11.Cargo movement
12. Fire prevention and protection

Evaluation Methodology
Individual assignments to be presented at the end of semester.

Bibliography
- Gomes, A. (2004). Apontamentos Higiene e Segurança. Abrantes: Autor
- Miguel, A. (2014). Manual de Higiene e Segurança do Trabalho. Porto: Porto Editora

Method of interaction
The theoretical concepts will be presented with the aid of audiovisual media. Practical problems will be solved in class.

Software used in class
N/A