Core Module Information
Module title: Health and Safety (GA)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV09401
Module leader: Dubem Ikediashi
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Background to health and safety law in the UK; The Health and Safety at Work Act and the principle health and safety regulations; Institutions of health and safety; Workplace health and safety; Safety in the construction sector; Employee rights and health and safety; Management of health and safety.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of workplace health and safety and its
regulatory framework;
LO2: explain the role of the HSE and its enforcement powers;
LO3: apply the relevant regulations and appropriate guidance in particular workplace
health and safety situations;
LO4: identify and manage health and safety risks through use of appropriate risk profiling
and risk assessment processes.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Dubem Ikediashi
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Other Work based learning 64
Independent Learning Guided independent study 100
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 60 1 - 3 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Report 40 3 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 1000
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

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