Information Package / Course Catalogue
Occupational Health and Safety in Health Sector
Course Code: İSG106
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Measures to be taken by healthcare professionals against risks and dangers in this sector and related legislation will be explained.

Course Content

Risks and precautions to be taken in the health sector, OHS management systems, good OHS practices in the health sector, relevant laws and regulations will be covered in the course.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Nadir Savaş ÖTER
Ins. Nergiz YÜKSEL
Learning Outcomes
1.Analyze the current situation and need of the health sector in terms of Occupational Health and Safety.
2.To be able to explain the impact of occupational safety on productivity and generativity.
3.To be able to define and explain the basic principles, concepts and approaches of occupational health and safety management systems
4.To be able to suggest solutions in the direction of the needs analysis of health sector in scope of Occupational Health and Safety
5.Determine the measures to be taken in terms of Occupational Health and Safety in the health sector and suggest solutions.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Occupational Health and Safety Law No. 6331
2.Related laws and regulations
3.Lecture notes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction of the course, general rules of OHS and safety culture
Week 2 - Theoretical
Occupational health and safety law and other related laws and regulations
Week 3 - Theoretical
Analysis of the causes of occupational accidents and diseases
Week 4 - Theoretical
Education Methods and Their Importance in Occupational Health and Safety, educations to be given
Week 5 - Theoretical
Risk factors and measures to be taken in the health sector
Week 6 - Theoretical
Risk factors and measures to be taken in the health sector
Week 7 - Theoretical
Risk factors and measures to be taken in the health sector
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
The concept of risk assessment and risk assessment methods
Week 10 - Theoretical
The concept of risk assessment and risk assessment methods
Week 11 - Theoretical
OHS Management Systems
Week 12 - Theoretical
OHS Management Systems
Week 13 - Theoretical
Occupational safety practices and examples in health sector
Week 14 - Theoretical
Occupational safety practices and examples in health sector
Week 15 - Theoretical
Occupational safety practices and examples in health sector
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1314
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
4
4
5
OÇ-2
4
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5
OÇ-3
4
4
5
OÇ-4
4
4
5
OÇ-5
4
4
5
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