ECTSOccupational Health and Safety Law

Occupational Health and Safety Law (OZH614) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Occupational Health and Safety Law OZH614 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Sarper Süzek
  • Research Assistant Yiğitcan Çankaya
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Law of occupational health and safety, which is directly related to the currently soaring occupational diseases and accidents which end up with injuries or deaths, widely takes the issue in hand and is now an independent area of labor law with the inaction of Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 6331. Therefore, as one of the three main securities of employees which is governed by labor law and the constitution, jurists should learn the law of occupational health and safety in details. This very course intends to build up a theoretical and practical basis in order for the students to have competence regarding it.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • A student who succeeds in this course easily interprets, explains and resolves occupational health and safety regulations and conflicts.
  • Examplifies the fundamental principles and the legal relationship in between employer and employee alongside the basic principles.
  • Always takes occupational health and safety knowledge into consideration while resolving this relationship and correlates it with other subtopics.
Course Content As one of the primal obligations for occupational health and security, obligation to protect and safeguard the employee and its breach; the organisation of working conditions, hours of work, overtime periods of work and off-days; the protection of child and woman employees, workplace inspections and public sanctions; the State?s and employer?s

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 A. Employer’s obligation to safeguard Employee I. Obligation to safeguard in general II. Obligation to safeguard employee’s self SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
2 III. Obligation to take cautions regarding occupational health and security IV. Material compensation SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
3 V. Compensation for loss of support VI. Non-material compensation VII. Recourse lawsuits of Social Security Institution SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
4 B. Hours of work I. The concept of an hour of work and flexibilisation II. Division of weekly hours of work to week days and offsetting of working hours SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
5 III. Circumstances which are considered as working horus IV. Working hours which show speciality V. Overtime periods of work and extra work VI. Conditions of overtime periods of work SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
6 VII. Designation of overtime periods VIII. Compensation of overtime periods IX. Overtime periods other than normal periods of work SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
7 C. Off-days I. Working pauses II. Weekly day off III. National holidays and general vacations IV. Annual payed off-days D. Child and woman employees E. Workplace inspections and public sanctions I. Workplace inspection body II. Workplace inspectors SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
8 Midterm Exam
9 III. Inspection period IV. Administrative fees and their application V. Penal sanctions and their application SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
10 F. Obligations of the State I. The importance of occupational health and security II. The constitutional basis of occupational health and security III. The codification of occupational and health security regulations SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
11 IV. The organisation of occupational health and security body V. The inspection of occupational health and security and the application of sanctions SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
12 G. Obligations of the employer I. Obligation to take every necessary cautions II. Obligation to inspect III. Obligation to instruct IV. Obligation to do risk assessment SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
13 V. Obligation to grant health safeguard VI. Obligation to notify and report occupational accidents VII. Other obligations SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
14 H. Rights and duties of employees and unions I. Rights of employees II. Duties of employees III. Duties of unions SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
15 I. Sanctions of occupational health and security breaches I. The characteristics of the sanctions II. Administrative sanctions regarding occupational health and security breaches III. Penal sanctions regarding occupational health and security breaches SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. SÜZEK, Sarper, İş Hukuku, 14. Baskı, Beta Yayınları (2017)

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 70
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Develops knowledge of concepts, institutions and methods of private law at the level of expertise. X
2 Makes original definition and qualification about legal concepts and methods. X
3 Analyzing and evaluating the problems of private law relations by using the information obtained, reaching new and original results and ideas. X
4 Evaluates existing or new concept or institution in the field of private law with a new thought, approach and method. X
5 Has the ability to understand and process the national and international dimensions of law by following court cases and practices. X
6 Has the ability to diagnose private law problems and solve problems. X
7 Gains a unique perspective in the field of private law. X
8 Has the ability to conduct research in the field of private law and to be able to put forth a unique scientific work. X
9 Gains the ability to make written and oral presentations in accordance with academic and ethical rules. X
10 Defends original opinions in the discussion of issues related to the field of private law and establish effective communication that demonstrates its competence. X
11 Has the ability to solve current legal problems within contemporary legal approaches. X
12 Contributes to the settlement and implementation of legal and academic codes of ethics. X
13 Contributes to the settlement of the law and justice consciousness in society and its sustainability process. X
14 Has the ability of establishing functional interaction by using strategic decision making processes in solving the problems arising from law theory and practice and affecting social life. X
15 Contributes to legal theory and practice by publishing at least one scientific article in the field of private law, nationally or internationally, in well-established and / or respected journals. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 126