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ORML7461Risk analysis in harvesting operations3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Saliha ÜNVER
Co-LecturerDr. Saliha ÜNVER-OKAN
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Identify possible dangers in terms of occupational health and safety at different stages of wood production activities, apply different risk assessment methods, and develop corrective measures to reduce the risk level.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Be able to define dangers for each stage of wood production3,5,7,10
PO - 2 : Know the steps and the purpose of risk analysis1,7
PO - 3 : To be able to recognize the basic principles of risk assessment1
PO - 4 : To be able to apply different risk assessment methods2,3,8,10
PO - 5 : Be able to define precautions1,2,4
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Steps of wood production activities, Classification and determination of dangers, Definition of risk analysis, Objective and basic principles, Steps of risk analysis, Risk assessment methods, Application of risk assessment methods for forestry activities, Hazard mitigation measures
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Identification of dangers and risks
 Week 2The aim, importance and functions of risk analysis
 Week 3Stages of risk analysis
 Week 4Dangers sources
 Week 5Risk assessment methods
 Week 6L-type matrix and Fine Kinney methods
 Week 7Error tree analysis and Cause-effect analysis
 Week 8Preliminary hazard analysis and Job security analysis
 Week 9Midterm
 Week 10Homework presentations
 Week 11Elimination and reduction of risks
 Week 12Risk analysis applications for wood harvesting activities
 Week 13Quiz
 Week 14Risk analysis applications for wood extraction activities
 Week 15Risk analysis applications for wood transportation activities
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Gadow, K.V. 2001; Risk Analysis in Forest Management, SPRINGER-SCIENCE and BUSINESS MEDIA, B.Y. , Germany.
2Gadow, K.V. 2001; Risk Analysis in Forest Management, SPRINGER-SCIENCE and BUSINESS MEDIA, B.Y. , Germany.
3Andaç, M. 2013; Risk Değerlendirme Rehberi, Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı Yayınları, Ankara, 46s.
4Andaç, M. 2013; Risk Değerlendirme Rehberi, Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı Yayınları, Ankara, 46s.
 
Recommended Reading
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 1 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 7
11
2
Quiz 13 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 13 39
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 12 36
Arasınav için hazırlık 2.5 8 20
Arasınav 1 1 1
Uygulama 3 3 9
Ödev 10 2 20
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 6 18
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load145