Health and Safety at Work

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10764/2011 - 30/08/2011

3 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students will acquire fundamental skills in the area of Health and Safety in the chemical process industry

Program
1. INTRODUCTION
2. MAIN RISKS IN THE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY
3. ORGANIZATION OF SAFETY AND HEALTH SERVICES AT WORK (OSH)
4. LABOUR ACCIDENTS
5. INSTALLATIONS
6. SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK - RISK ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT
7. SAFETY SIGNAGE
8. PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT (PPE)
9. ERGONOMICS

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment includes two components: 3 literature review assignments presented in class (worth 90%) + practical coursework and attendance (10%).
Exam and Resit: closed-book written test
Minimum pass mark: 9.5/20

Bibliography
- Miguel, A. (2012). Manual de Higiene e Segurança do Trabalho. Porto: Porto Editora
- AEP, . (2011). Manual de Boas Práticas da Indústria dos Produtos Químicos. Lisboa: AEP – Associação Empresarial de Portugal

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes in which the syllabus contents are exposed accompanied by the presentation of examples and the resolution of application exercises.

Software used in class
Not applicable.