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POLITEKNIK SULTAN HAJI AHMAD SHAH


DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Academic Session: JUN 2014


COURSE OUTLINE

Course and Code : OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH
Course Credit hour : 2
Class : DTK1D Total Lecture Hour : 30 hours
Total Practical Hour : 0 hours

Course Lecturer : EN. NORZELAN BIN SALEH (017-9891129)


Course Synopsis : OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH course is designed to impart
understanding of the self-regulatory concepts and provisions under the
Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA). This course presents the
responsibilities of employers and employees in implementing and complying
with the safety procedures at work. This course provide an understanding of
the key issues in OSH management, incident prevention, Emergency
Preparedness and Response (EPR), fire safety, occupational first aid, Hazard
Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control (HIRARC) and guide the
students gradually into this multi-disciplinary science. .


COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO) :
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. Identify the OSH legislation and its compliance in Malaysia. (C2, LD1)
2. Explain briefly incident hazards, risks and safe work practices in order to maintain health and safe
work environment. (C2, LD1)
3. Discuss cooperatively in responding to an accident action at workplace. (C3,LD1; A2,LD4)
4. Adhere to the safety procedures in respective fields. (A3, LD8)



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LECTURE LESSON PLAN WEEKLY SCHEDULE:

WEEK UNIT NOTES
W1 REGISTRATION WEEK
W2-W4
23/6/2014

11/7/2014

TOPIC 1 - INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND HEALTH LEGISLATION
1.1 Understand the concept of Occupational Safety and Health
(OSH).
1.2 Understand the importance of safety in workplace
1.3 Understand statutory requirements
1.4 Understand the role of safety and health organization in
Malaysia


W5-W6
14/7/2014

25/7/2014

TOPIC 2 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
2.1 Understand the concepts of safety management
2.2 Understand the establishment of safety and health committee
2.3 Understand the roles of the management.
Assessment:
Quiz 1
W7 Semester Brake
W8-W9
4/8/2014

15/8/2014

TOPIC 3 INCIDENT PREVENTION
3.1 Understand the concepts of incident
3.2 Understand principle of incidents prevention.
3.3 Understand accident causation theories.
3.4 Understand incidents prevention costs
3.5 Know accident prevention programme

W10-W11
18/8/2014

29/8/2014
TOPIC 4 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE
AND FIRE SAFETY
4.1 Understand emergency
4.2 Understand Emergency Management
4.3 Understand the basic of fire.
4.4 Understand emergency and fire safety planning
Assessment:
Quiz 2

W12-W13
1/9/2014

12/9/2014

TOPIC 5 - OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID
UNIT 4 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE AND
FIRE SAFETY
5.1 Understand first aid.
5.2 Understand the purpose of first aid.
5.3 Understand principles of first aid.
5.4 Understand the requirement under the first aid guideline by
DOSH.
5.5 Understand basic first-aid and treatment
5.6 Explain three level of first aid training





Assessment:
Test 1 [Topics : 1-5]
(CLO1, 2, 3)
Case Study Topic 5

W14-W15
15/9/2014

26/9/2014

TOPIC 6 - HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK ASSESMENT
AND RISK CONTROL (HIRARC)
6.1 Understand hazard, risk and danger
6.2 Know types of hazard
6.3 Understand risk assessment
6.4 Understand risk control



Assessment:
Case Study Topic 6
Group Discussion
Topic 6

W16-18
29/9/2014

17/10/2014
TOPIC 7 - ELECTRICAL SAFETY
7.1 Understand Electrical Hazards
7.2 Understand safety working environment


Assessment:
Case Study Topic 7

W19-W21 Final Exam



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PRACTICAL WORK WEEKLY SCHEDULE :
WEEK UNIT NOTES


Course Notes Lectures based on power point presentations, reading assignments, group
discussions, and individual assignments (cooperative and collaborative learning)
and uploaded in e-learning.


References


1. Department of Occupational Safety and Health (2010). Occupational Safety And Health Act
1994 (Act 514 & Regulations. Malaysia: Penerbitan Akta (M). (ISBN: 978-9675769221)
2. Department of Occupational Safety and Health (2011). Factories and Machinery Act (Act 139)
1967 Regulation and Rules. Malaysia: International Law Book Services. (ISBN: 978-
9678921152)
3. Department of Occupational Safety and Health (2006). GuidelinesOn Occupational Safety and
Health Act 1994 (ACT 514). (ISBN 13 : 978-983-2014-55-3)
4. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2011). Guidelines On Occupational Safety and
Health Management Systems. Mashi Publication Sdn Bhd. (ISBN: 978-983-2014-75-1)
5. Department of Occupational Safety and Health (2004). Guidelines On First-Aid Facilities In The
Workplace (2nd Edition).(ISBN : 983-2014-43-3)
6. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2008). Guidelines for Hazard Identification, Risk
Assessement and Risk Control (HIRARC). (ISBN 978-983-2014-62-1)
7. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2004). Guidelines On Gender Issues In
Occupational Safety and Health. (ISBN : 983-2014-18-2)
8. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2004). Guidelines For Public Safety And Health
At Construction Sites (1st Revision). (ISBN:978-983-2014-58-4)
9. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2003). Guidelines On Occupational Safety and
Health For Seating At Work.( ISBN: 983-2014-25-5)
10. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2004). Guidelines On Occupational Safety and
Health In Service Sector. (ISBN : 983-2014-37-9)
11. Department of Occupational Safety and Health(2000). Guidelines On Trenching For
Construction Safety. (ISBN: 983-2014-08-5)
12. The Commissioner Of Law Revision Malaysia (2006). Electricity Supply (ACT 448). Kuala
Lumpur


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ASSESSMENT:


No Assessment Task Quantity Criteria % Total Dates
1. Quiz 2 Topics 1-4 10%

Q1
Q2

2. Test 1 Topics 1-5 20%

T1

3. Case Study 3 Topic 5,6,7 60%

CS1
CS2
CS3

4. Group Discussion 1 Topics 6 10%

GD1


Overall Total

100%

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Name: NORZELAN BIN SALEH


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