• Steinbeis University Berlin, Germany
  • Steinbeis Transfer Institute Advanced Risk Technology, Germany
  • DEKRA Akademie GmbH, Germany
  • INERIS, France
  • Beijing Municipal Institute of Labour Protection, China
  • Capital University of Economics and Business, School of Safety and Environment Engineering, China
  • China University of Petroleum, China
  • Sinopec Beijing Yanshan Petrochemical Co Ltd, China
SafeChina - Promoting the EU and German standards and practices of Environmental Protection and Industrial Safety in China

In the framework of the DEG project SafeChina herewith, we announce the forthcoming course

IIIC-R12 OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health

September 12 - 16, 2012
Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing

Lecturer: Dolors Vinyoles

The course is part of a modern and modular European Master and Certification Program set up in the EU project iNTeg-Risk by Steinbeis University (STI Advanced Risk Technologies) and other project partners.

The course aims to explain the EU regulations in the field of safety and health of workers at work. Main topics include general principles concerning the prevention of occupational risks, the protection of safety and health, the elimination of risk and accident factors, general guidelines for the implementation of these principles as well as the  the informing, consultation and balanced participation in accordance with national laws and/or practices. The course also discusses the training of workers and their representatives.

At the end of the course the participants are expected to know:

  • Which EU regulations are relevant for occupational safety and health
  • Objectives, scope and requirements of overall directive 
  • Requirements for special personnel assigned to deal with occupational safety and health.
  • How to prevent occupational risks
  • How to implement guidelines and principles in companies

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Lecturer: D. Vinyoles
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The course aims to explain the EU regulations in the field of safety and health of workers at work. Main topics include general principles concerning the prevention of occupational risks, the protection of safety and health, the elimination of risk and accident factors, the informing, consultation, balanced participation in accordance with national laws and/or practices and training of workers and their representatives, as well as general guidelines for the implementation of these principles.

Status: confirmed

General data of the course
Short description

Regulations in the field of safety and health of workers at work. It will explain general principles concerning the prevention of occupational risks, the protection of safety and health, the elimination of risk and accident factors, the informing, consultation, balanced participation in accordance with national laws and/or practices and training of workers and their representatives, as well as general guidelines for the implementation of the said principles. The EU member states are obliged to integrate these matters into their national regulations. Where appropriate this is exemplified with regulations from Germany.

Target profile of attendees Engineers (university level), managers, inspectors, legislators and other professionals dealing with risk and safety in industry.
Course contents (divided in units)

Unit 1: Introduction to occupational health and safety

Unit 2: Directive 89/391/EC: Overall directive "occupational safety"
  • Object and scope
  • Employers' obligations
  • General obligations
    • Personnel implementation
    • Measure concerning serious and imminent danger
    • Training, consultation and participation of employees
    • Instruction of employees
    • Preventive medical surveillance
  • Employee's obligations
  • Separate directives
 Unit 3: Separate directive in terms of article 16 of directive 89/391/EC
  • Index
  • Workplace
  • Use of work equipment
  • Example for implementation of the work equipment directives into national legislation: Ordinance of safety and health (Germany)
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Example for the implementation the directives on personal protective equipment: Personal protective equipment usage ordinance (PSA-Germany)
  • Working with visual display units
  • Manual handling of loads
  • Example for implementation of European Council Directives:" Handling of loads" in the Germany Labour Protection Laws
  • Carcinogens, chemical and biological working materials
    • Endangerment by carcinogens
    • Endangerment by chemical working materials
    • Example for the implementation of European Council Directives: Hazardous substances law (Germany)
    • Endangerment by biological working materials 
    • Example for the implementation of European Council Directives: Biological agents ordinance
  • Endangerment by physical agency
    • Vibration
    • Noise
    • Example for the implementation of European Council Directives: Noise and vibration (Germany)
    • Electromagnetic fields
    • Artificial optical radiation
    • Explosive atmosphere
    • Example for the implementation of European Council Directives: Explosive atmosphere (Germany)
  • Safety and health signs at work
  • Miscellaneous
Unit 4: Special personnel for occupational safety: Example Germany
  • Specialists for occupational safety / work  doctor/ safety representative occupational medics and first-aid-helpers
Unit 5: Review of the course main issues, preparation for the exam

Unit 6: Exam
Course duration 5 days
Certification The course includes certification exam.
Special remarks, warnings none

Get more info and register for the course now:


Registration deadline: May 21, 2012
Course venue:

Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB)
School of Safety and Environment Engineering
Beijing


Venue address:

121 Zhangjialukou, Huaxiang Fengtai District,
Beijing 100070, China  

Related courses of interest:

For more info about the European Master and Certification Program in Risk Engineering and Management
see http://www.sti.risk-technologies.com
For more info send an email to sti889@risk-technologies.com or call +49 711 1839 781 or +49 711 1839 647
In the case of cancellation of the course by the organizers, the participants are entitled to the full reimbursement of the prepaid fees.
In the case of participant's cancellation less than 1 week prior to the course, the fees will be retained in full.
(Announcement generated on July 5, 2020)