Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Occupational Safety

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

This course deals with employer and employee obligations as defined by the Austrian Health and Safety at Work Act (ASchG). Special attention is paid on the identification and assessment of safety and health risks and the definition of measures for minimizing risks. Having completed this lecture, student have achieved an in-depth knowledge and understanding of legal regulations and associated obligations to prevent accidents and to avoid work-related health risks.

Learning outcomes

This module provides the skills required for applications and company presentations, innovation management and occupational safety and enables students to make a successful appearance in addition to their high-level technical education. The English language training focuses on the topic of energy so that our graduates have profound and comprehensive language skills in the fields of energy, mobility and environment.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

BOOKS: Schwarz-Hausmann, A, et. Al (2015): Praxishandbuch Arbeitssicherheit, 2. Auflage, TÜV AUSTRIA FACHVERLAG

LAWS/LEGAL TEXTS: ArbeitnehmerInnenschutzgesetz (Health and Safety at Work Act) incl. corresponding regulations (RIS)

Further literature will be recommended in the course. 

Mode of delivery

Integrated course with practice-oriented exercises

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam