- Module code: ES94Y
- Module name: Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations in Tunnelling
- Department: School of Engineering
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
Practicing engineers have a legal and moral responsibility to ensure the health and safety of their colleagues, workforce and the general public as well as observing environmental laws and best practice. This module outlines the legal framework, discusses strategies for managing risk and H&S and identifies the key hazards in tunnelling and underground works.
Principal learning outcomes
At completion, students will be able to:Evaluate potential hazards met in the construction and operation of underground spaces and apply sound management strategies to their mitigation; Understand the legislation pertaining to health & safety and the environment as applied to construction works associated with underground projects.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: ES94Y-15)|
|D (Assessed/examined work)||Test||20%|
|3 hour examination (locally held exam)||80%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Taught Tunnelling and Underground Space (H214) - Year 2