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Academic Information
Module Code

EG-304

Academic year

15/16

Full Title

Safety and Loss Prevention

College

Engineering

Level

3

Department

Engineering

External Credit Level

FHEQ 6 / HESA 3

Module Type

Practical and Taught

Credits

10

ECTS Credits

5

Formal Contact Hours

25

Placement Hours

0

Notional Hours

100

Contact Hours Description

Lectures 20 hoursExample classes 5 hoursDirected private study 75 hours (HAZOP
and Problems)

Module synopsis to be printed in the catalogue
This module aims to provide a basic knowledge of the technical issues underlying safety and loss prevention on
process plant, introducing risk and hazard assessment together with the legal framework of obligations for
organizations and individuals.
Notes to be printed in Catalogue
Available to visiting and exchange students.
The College of Engineering has a ZERO TOLERANCE penalty policy for late submission of all coursework and
continuous assessment.
Delivery Method
On campus lectures and tutorials
Is this module placement
based?
Module to be delivered in
collaboration with another
organisation?
Percentage taught in
Welsh

0%

Module Aims
This module aims to provide a basic knowledge of the technical issues underlying safety and loss prevention on
process plant, introducing risk and hazard assessment together with the legal framework of obligations for
organizations and individuals.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this module you should be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of:
Fires and Explosions - causes and risk reduction. Toxic release - assessment and risk reduction. Hazard
recognition and assessment. HAZOP study method and practice. Emergency planning. Approaches to inherently
safe design. COMAH and Health and Safety at Work legislation
Transferable Skills

collect and interpret data concerning material safety and health properties and characteristics.  (2nd ed. Manipulate or alter process design to eliminate hazards or reduce risk. Manage an operation to create a safety culture.  1996. R. Lees.Toxic Releases [2] . Complete a basic COSHH study and fault tree analysis. Sinnott. an assessment will be made in conjunction with the student and the Disability Office. Specific topics covered are: . Frank P.Management Issues. Complete a basic HAZOP analysis. Identify potential hazards in process and plant situations. Research.Develop an ability to: Critically examine and interpret component physical property data from diverse sources for use in hazard assessment.  2005.Hazard and Risk Assessment Methods [4] . If necessary student note takers and support workers can attend classes. (thinking skills) Collect and analyse safety related technical and incident data. and control / Frank P. (key skills) Syllabus The module consists of topic lectures combined with case studies introduced by video footage. Reading List : Essential reading (4) Coulson & Richardson's chemical engineering: [print and electronic book] Volume 6. Recognize human factors that impact on safety of plant operations. electrical and hazardous area classification [5].HAZOP assessment [4] . Chemical engineering design / R. technical problems with solution methods and practical HAZOP & Risk Assessment exercises. ignition sources. Prepare plans for actions to improve safety of the work or home environment. flammability of gases liquids and solids. Employ these principles to achieve the design and operation of safer processes. Apply the correct use of personal protection equipment for protection from chemicals and fire. Apply statistical thinking to incident data when analysing safety problems.) Lees. assessment. . Loss prevention in the process industries : hazard identification.Fires and Explosions. Calculate Mond & Dow indices. Students will be allowed to record lectures for personal use. If access to particular lecture rooms is restrictive then the University will alter the venue for the course to allow full access.  (4th edition) Sinnott. . (practical skills) Recognize unsafe practices in the work and non-work environment. The College will make reasonable adjustments and/or develop alternative arrangements in conjunction with the student Support material for this course will be available on the University intranet. Emergency Planning and the legal framework [3] Are there any challenges which might affect a disabled student being able to satisfactorily undertake the teaching and learning methods of this module? Where a need has been identified at recruitment. or at any later stage. Butterworth-Heinemann.K. Understand and use terminology found in Safety and Loss Prevention activities. Butterworth-Heinemann.Inherent Safety [2] . K. F & N curves and understand the quantitative risk assessment approach. Provide design insight to minimize hazards.

alternatives will need to be considered by the student and the department if these cannot be demonstrated through the usual assessment method.  (4th ed. an assessment will be made in conjunction with the student and the Disability Office.What went wrong?: [electronic book] case histories of process plant disasters and how they could have been avoided / Trevor Kletz.  2009.. and an end of year examination. including formal examinations Marked tutorials and a marked HAZOP exercise Assessment provision for students with disabilities Where a need has been identified at recruitment. Assessment Information Method of moderation to use for the predominant assessment method Universal second marking as check or audit Module components Assessment Type Mark Scheme Assessment Month Weighting Examination (Resit instrument) marking scheme assessment UG August (resit) 100 Examination 1 marking scheme assessment UG June 75 Class Test 1 . a HAZOP or risk assessment exercise (this coursework is conducted and assessed in groups). The College will make reasonable adjustments and/or develop alternative arrangements for assessment in conjunction with the student. Trevor A. or at any later stage. What went wrong? : case histories of process plant disasters / Trevor Kletz.Practical Assessment Not Exam Cond marking scheme assessment UG February 15 Assignment 1 marking scheme assessment UG March 5 Assignment 2 marking scheme assessment UG April 5 Component descriptions Tutorials covering lecture content (these are individual pieces of coursework). However.  c1998. For students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) a database system will communicate the disability requirements of students to appropriate lecturers and an automatic and discreet system will alert lecturers that SpLD marking guidelines need to be applied. Gulf Pub. Gulf Professional Pub. . For course accreditation purposes some competency standards are set by external professional institutions and these will still need to be demonstrated.. Kletz. In what ways will students receive feedback on assessed work. Trevor A.) Kletz.

The supplementary examination will form 100% of the module mark.Eng. Module Rules Semester TB2 Coordinator Mr CD Jones Module Lecturers Lecturer Name Mr CD Jones Percent Taught 100 Module delivered by non university employee? Module Teaching and Academic Subject Area JACS Code H120 JACS Name Safety Engineering Department EGSC Requisite modules Co-requisite Pre-requisite Non-requisite Administrative Information New Blackboard site required? No Taught with another module that uses the same Blackboard site? If Yes.Provide details of how students would redeem failure in the module Supplementary exam for 3rd year M. please enter the module code(s) What activities do you intend to use e-learning for? Blackboard What assessment activities do you intend to you use e-learning for? None Student capacity 90 How often will the module run during the session? 1 Location If more than once. when? Other location Does the module encroach on other subject areas? Does the module replace an existing module? LTC Authoriser Printed on: 14/08/2015 19:26:47 LTC Authorise Date Teaching Load % 100 . only.