Course syllabus PPE - Proving Pollutants in Working Conditions and Ergonomics (FFWT - SS 2015/2016)

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Course code: PPE
Course title in Czech: Proving Pollutants in Working Conditions and Ergonomics
Course title in English:
Proving Pollutants in Working Conditions and Ergonomics
SS 2015/2016
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 8/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor: Ing. Petr Čech, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Furniture, Design and Habitat (FFWT)
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Ing. Petr Čech, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
This subject investigates the principles, information utility and motions to problem solving of working environment. The goal of this subject is oriented on problematic of VOC emission, pollution by dust, solid and liquid substances, noise and vibration including explanation creation of thermal and luminary comfortable. Single part of this problematic is determination diagnosis of harmful pollutants, limits in working environment, safety considerations and the basic sources of pollutions in working environment.
Course content:
1.Safety and hygiene at work (allowance 0/0)
The safety rules
The sanitary code

Choose of pollutants in working environment and their influence on human health (allowance 0/0)
The factors of working environment
thermal- humidity microclimate
odour microclimate
volatile organic compounds
e.electro-ions microclimate

3.The sources of pollutions and pollutants incident in woodworker and furniture industry (allowance 0/0)
a.wood dust
sand dust

Reducing influence of harmful factory in working environment (allowance 0/0)
a.The project of optimum conditions of working environment in furniture industry
The preventative measures reducing of physical factors in working environment
The preventative measures reducing of chemical and biological factors in working environment

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Combined form
28 h
8 h
preparation for exam24 h
66 h
preparation for regular assessment
16 h10 h
writing of seminar paper
16 h
0 h
84 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
The course is completed oral exam. Credit is required for the final exam. For assessment is necessary minimum number of points for the creation and defense of a semester project. Participation in the defense of the term paper is required.
Semester work 30-50 points, their oral presentation 10-20 points, the credit must be a minimum of 50 points.
Assessment methods:
- Evaluation of participation in lectures and practices
- Participation of your oral presentation of semester project
- Final oral exam, 30 minutes - show orientation in the field
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
SALTHAMMER, T. -- UHDE, E. Organic Indoor Air Pollutants: Occurrence, Measurement, Evaluation. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim: John Wiley & Sons, , 2009. 464 p. ISBN 978-3-527-31267-2.
ZELENÝ, J. -- BESEDA, I. Inženierstvo pracovného prostredia. Zvolen: TU vo Zvoleně, 1999. 221 p. ISBN 80-228-0894-6.
JOKL, M. Zdravé obytné a pracovní prostředí. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 2002. 261 p. ISBN 80-200-0928-0.
HRNČÍŘ, K. Škodliviny pracovního prostředí. Rožnov pod Radhoštěm: ROVS s.r.o., 2007.
ŠUTA, M. Chemické látky v životním prostředí a zdraví. Brno: Ekologický institut Veronica, 2008. 64 p. ISBN 978-80-87308-00-4.
MATHAUSEROVÁ, Z. Mikroklimatické podmínky vnitřního prostředí pracovišť .  [online]. 2007. URL:
SLOSIARIK, J. Bezpečnosť a hygiena pracovného prostredia v ochraně pred požiarmi. Zvolen: Vydavatělstvo TU vo Zvolene, 2007. 72 p. ISBN 978-80-228-1721-9.
Sbírka zákonů České republiky. Praha: ISSN 1211-1244.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-FUR-FDM Furniture Design and Manufacture, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 03/01/2016.

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