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ING2036 Systematic health, environment and safety considerations

Course description for academic year 2021/2022

Contents and structure

Internal control regulations and relevant governing laws, quality assurance systems and an introduction to quality assurance management (responsibility/commando line, surveying, deviation adaptation, revision). Quality assurance and environmental standards (EMAS, ISO, ISM). An introduction to factors that affect the work environment; external environment, waste management problems and life-cycle analysis.

Learning Outcome


The student

  • Can explain relevant regulations, quality systems, quality management and issues related to these. Solution processes, tools and methods in the field of systematic HMS (health, environment, safety) work.
  • Knows the state of the art in the field.
  • Can refresh his knowledge of methods and regulations in the field.
  • Has knowledge concerning the development of the subject, traditions, character and position in society.



The student

  • Can apply knowledge and relevant results from research and development to solve practical and theoretical problems, can develop quality control systems and explain the choice.
  • Can assess practical experience and adjust  under guidance.
  • Find, consider and refer to information and expertise and is able to identify a problem.
  • Know the relevant terminology, signs and tools.

General qualification:

The student:  

  • Can solve relevant and ethical issues such as absolute privacy issues relatet to the work, relation management and employee, environmental aspects.
  • Can plan and execute several tasks and projects, alone and in groups, regarding ethical requirements and guidelines
  • Can provide knowledge related to the subject, verbally, written and multimedia based.
  • Can exchange opinions and experiences. Practical skills are a result of teamwork and company visits.
  • Can explain creative thinking and innovation processes.  

Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge

Introduction to Engineering Experience and Working Methods, 10 ECTS and Technical Safety in the Process Industry.

Teaching methods

Lectures, group and assignment work. The assignment projects are arranged to suit the various study courses. As an example: assignments are related to maritime, offshore and public enterprises or to production or processing businesses.

Compulsory learning activities

No, none


Part 1: Project, accounts for 50 % on the final mark.

Part 2: Written exam, 4 hours, accounts for 50 % on the final mark.

Both parts must be passed.

Grade:  A - E / passed;  F / failed.

Examination support material

Written exam: No help allowed.

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