Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
INE4107 Work Safety Fall 3 0 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator :
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course focuses on workplace safety,
health, and inspection. Throughout this course
students learn what workplace safety is, why it
is important and how it affects a business.
Common areas of workplace safety are
discussed, including office safety, workplace
hazards, and other areas. Additionally, students
learn preventative measures to help create a
safer work environment which will benefit
everyone. Other topics covered are mental
health issues, workplace violence, health and
wellness initiatives. Students also learn the ins
and outs of conducting a routine inspection,
filing reports, and the importance of creating a
workplace safety committee.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Describe workplace safety, health and
II. Define office safety.
III. Recognize workplace hazards and safety
IV. Describe proper workplace health.
V. Define preventative measures.
VI. Summarize outdoor workplace safety.
VII. Describe company vehicle safety.
VIII. Summarize mental health in the
IX. Define corporate health and wellness
X. Describe routine inspection practices.
XI. Summarize accident reporting and
XII. Describe creating a workplace safety

Course Content

1st Week: An Introduction to Workplace
Safety, Health and Inspection
2nd Week: Office Safety
3rd Week: Workplace Hazards
4th Week: Other Workplace Safety Issues
5th Week: Workplace Health
6th Week: Preventative Measures
7th Week: Midterm
8th Week: Outdoor Workplace Safety
9th Week: Company Vehicle Safety
10th Week: Mental Health in the Workplace
11th Week: Corporate Health and Wellness
12th Week: Routine Inspection Practices
13th Week: Accident Reporting and
14th Week: Creating a Workplace Safety

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) An Introduction to Workplace Safety, Health and Inspection
2) Office Safety
3) Workplace Hazards
4) Other Workplace Safety Issues
5) Workplace Health
6) Preventative Measures
7) Outdoor Workplace Safety
8) Outdoor Workplace Safety II
9) Mental Health in the Workplace
9) Company Vehicle Safety
11) Corporate Health and Wellness Initiatives
12) Routine Inspection Practices
13) Accident Reporting and Investigation
14) Creating a Workplace Safety Committee


Course Notes / Textbooks: Textbook:
Workplace Safety: A Guide for Small and
Midsized Companies [Hardcover]; by Don
Hopwood, Steve Thompson 1/E, Wiley, 2006.
ISBN-10: 0782136044 | ISBN-13: 978-
References: None

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 43
Midterms 14 34
Final 2 19
Total Workload 138

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.