INE4107 Work SafetyBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
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) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.