Full Title Safety Legislation 1

Short Title Safety Legislation 1

Code SAFE07039
Level 07
Credit 05

Author McGrath, Blaithin
Department Environmental Science

Subject Area Safety Studies
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
This module examines a wide range of legislation relating to safety, health and welfare in the workplace.

Indicative Syllabus
2005 Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act.

Major Statutory Instruments under the Primary Act, General Application Regulations 2007

Workplace, Use of Work Equipment, Electricity, Work at Height, Control of Noise and Vibration at Work, Sensitive Risk Groups, Safety Signs and First Aid, Explosive Atmosphere.

Relevant Guidance Documents

EU Directives as applicable.

Relevant Case Law & Court Judgements.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Summarise the key requirements of the Primary Act relating to Safety, Health and Welfare at work.

  2. Identify the key legal requirements of the General Application Regulations

  3. Demonstrate a knowledge of relevant case law and legislation.

  4. Interpret and apply legislative requirements to the workplace.

  5. Demonstrate an ability to read, interpret and keep abreast of relevant legislative changes.


Assessment Strategies
Final Theory 50%; Continuous Assessment 50%

Regular MCQs and assignments will be undertaken through Moodle and assignment uploads through Moodle.

Assessment Facilitites
PC, Broadband, Final Examination Centres

Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
None
Co Requisite Modules
None
Incompatible Modules
None

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Examination 50 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Multiple Choice 1 10 Week 4
Multiple Choice 2 15 Week 9
Assignment 2,4 25 Week 11


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Final Exam 1,2,3,4,5 50 Week 17


Distance Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Online Lecture Distance Learning Suite Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Group Learning Not Specified Workshops 4 Once Per Semester 0.27
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Study 5 Weekly 5.00

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 1.27 Hours

Resources
Book Resources
Relevant, Acts, Regulations and Directives will be linked to the Moodle Page for this Module.
Other Resources
Health and Safety Review (electronic journal) from IT Sligo Library web page
Url Resources
www.hsa.ie

www.bailii.org

www.itsligo.ie

www.irish statutes.ie

www.eur-lex.europa.eu/legal
Additional Info

ISBN BookList

Book Cover Book Details
Raymond Byrne 2013 Safety and Health Acts: Annotated and Consolidated Round Hall Ltd
ISBN-10 0414032918 ISBN-13 9780414032910
2007 Health and Safety: Law and Practice Round Hall Ltd
ISBN-10 185800439X ISBN-13 9781858004396