PY8022 - SAFETY AND HEALTH EVALUATION (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PY8022 - SAFETY AND HEALTH EVALUATION (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PY8022

SAFETY AND HEALTH EVALUATION

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To instill basics of various hazards and their effects. To create awareness among the students about the importance of safety and health evaluation.

UNIT I

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

9

Definition of Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Hygiene: Control Methods, Substitution, Changing the process, Local Exhaust Ventilation, Isolation, Wet method, Personal hygiene, housekeeping and maintenance, waste disposal, special control measures

UNIT II

CHEMICAL HAZARDS

9

Introduction to chemical hazards, dangerous properties of chemical, dust, gases, fumes, mist, Vapours, Smoke and aerosols. Route of entry to human system, recognition, evaluation and control of basic hazards, concepts of dose response relationship, bio-chemical action of toxic substances. Concept of threshold, limit values.


UNIT III

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTS

9

Need, selection, supply, use, care and maintenance, Personal protective devices for head, ear, face, eye, foot, knee and body protection, Respiratory personal protective devices.

UNIT IV

HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT

9

Hazardous waste management in India - waste identification, characterization and classification- collection, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste. Collection and disposal of solid wastes - health hazards - toxic and radioactive wastes incineration and vitrification

UNIT V

MONITORING FOR SAFETY, HEALTH

9

Introduction to Occupational safety, Health & Environment management system – Concepts of Bureau of Indian standards on safety & Health: 14489-1998 & 15001-2000, ILO and EPA standards.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Identify major types of hazards to health and safety.
• Able to apply and practice the protective equipments and monitor safety and health.
• Able to apply the knowledge of waste management.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. R. K. Jain and Sunil S. Rao, Industrial Safety, Health and Environment Management Systems, 3rd Edition, Khanna publishers, New Delhi 2006
2. Danuta Koradecka, Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health, CRC Press 2010
3. Charles D. Reese, James Vernon Eidson, Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2012

REFERENCES:
1. David L. Goetsch,Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers 8th edition, Pearson 2014.
2. “Encyclopedia of occupational safety and health”, 4th edition, International Labor Office 2012.

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