Course Assistants :
The goal of this course is to acquire the ability to identify the occupational safety and health hazards in construction, to propose measures for prevention of accidents at workplace, to describe financial and legal consequences of workplace accidents, to explain enforcements of the Occupational Health and Safety Law, and to assess business situations within the framework of professional and ethical responsibilites of the engineer as well as ethical codes.
|Content||Accident statistics in construction industry, most common causes of accidents, legal responsibilities imposed by the Occupational Health and Safety Law on the employer and the engineer, risk assessment, possible legal prosecutions, occupational health and safety management system, accident prevention measures, occupational safety and insurance relationship, engineering ethics and professional responsibility concepts, ethical codes in civil engineering, case studies, classroom discussions.|
|Contribution of the Course to the Professional Education||Increasing awareness of engineers about their responsibilities to the profession and society, to enable them prioritize job safety in both design and in establishing site management systems; to encourage them to avoid legal consequences that may result from negligence or unethical conduct in these tasks; to integrate the concepts of “occupational safety and health management system”, “professional engineering” and “ethical standards” into their professional lives and to ensure that they contribute to the improvement of professional standards.|
1: Lecture by instructor , 5: Problem solving assignment , 8: Term research paper, 9: Presentation by guest speaker, 10: Sample Project Review
Course Evaluation Methods:
A: Written exam, B: Multiple-choice exam C: Take-home quiz, D: Experiment report, E: Homework, F: Project, G: Presentation by student, H: …