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Occupational Risk Control

Code 16170
Year 1
Semester L0
ECTS Credits 4
Workload T(20H)/TP(20H)
Scientific area Engenharia e Gestão Industrial
Entry requirements N.A.
Learning outcomes Understand the importance of the general principles of prevention in risk management.
Identify the hierarchy of implementation of measures and its importance.
Identify and apply safety control measures, establishing action plans and containment measures.
Apply criteria for implementing measures
Implement and carry out practical and multidisciplinary processes of implementation of security measures, recognizing technical and specific criteria for their implementation.
Syllabus General principles of prevention
Prevention and protection measures (engineering measures, work organisation, training, information, collective and individual protection)
Engineering measures (modification of processes and equipment, wet processes, maintenance, ventilation, acoustics, insulation, barriers, buffers, etc.)
Organisational measures (management of exposure times to risk factors, procedures, rotation and exchange of workers, coordination systems, tidiness and cleanliness of workplaces)
Information and training measures
Collective protection measures: criteria for selection, maintenance and conservation of collective protection equipment
Individual protection equipment (types, components, organs to be protected, protection classes) and respective selection criteria
Criteria for use, maintenance and conservation of personal protective equipment
Safety signage: criteria for selection, installation and maintenance
Main Bibliography Occupational Safety and Health: Risk Assessment and Control (2nd Reprint of the 2nd Edition 2004 (2006)) by Manuel M. Roxo
ISO 45001
HSE and NIOSH Guidelines
Specific international standards (PPE, Machinery, among others),
National and European Community legislation.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-01-23

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