Courses Catalogue

Principles Of Safety Engineering

COURSE CODE: ELE4218
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Electrical Engineering, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course unit covers concepts in safety, electric hazards, electrical protection mechanisms, accident investigation and reporting, safety performance monitoring and safety education and training. It also examines how the safety engineering professional works with the designer to ensure the appropriate product, facility or equipment needed for a project.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To enable the students to get a comprehensive knowledge on various safety hazard analysis.

 

LEARNING OBJETIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

1.      Outline the job hazard analysis.

2.      Analyze management's role in safety and assess the importance.

3.      Explain controls necessary for pressure safety.

4.      Assess methods of controlling safety necessary during materials handling and storage.

5.      Identify how to recognize the multiple hazards associated with welding and operating in confined spaces.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student completing the course is expected to:

1.      Explain the characteristics and qualities of the successful safety professional.

2.      Explain the recognition, investigation, analysis, and control of hazards.

3.      Complete a job hazard analysis.

4.      Calculate injury frequency and severity rates.

5.      Describe the management's role in safety and assess the importance.

6.      Explain controls necessary for pressure safety.

7.      Describe methods of controlling safety necessary during materials handling and storage.

8.      State the different multiple hazards associated with electricity and power protection devices.

9.      Conduct a basic machine guarding assessment.

10. Explain the primary hazards associated with power stations.

11. Explain controls necessary for electrical hazards