AD5860: Researching Safety, Health and Welfare in the Pharma and Manufacturing Sectors
|No. of Students:||Min 5, Max 50.|
|Teaching Period(s):||Semester 2.|
|Teaching Methods:||8 x 3hr(s) Lectures; Other (independent research)|
|Module Co-ordinator:||Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Lecturer(s):||Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.|
|Module Objective:||To give a broad introduction to the main occupational health and safety issues specific to pharma and manufacturing sectors. To introduce students to key research skills to allow them to complete a safety statement based on a workplace setting in the pharma or manufacturing sector.|
Specific health and safety issues related to the pharma and manufacturing sector.
Risk assessment in pharma and manufacturing.
How to conduct research.
How to produce a safety statement for the pharma or manufacturing sector.
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 3,500 word research project (safety statement based on an identification of the hazards of the operation, as assessment of the risks, and the design of a control strategy for the risks based on legal requirements, codes of practice and best practice).).|
|Compulsory Elements:||Continuous Assessment.|
|Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.):||Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.|
|Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module:||40%.|
|End of Year Written Examination Profile:||No Formal Written Examination.|
|Requirements for Supplemental Examination:||Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (in the Autumn).|