Health and Safety Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Know principles and methods for identification and analysis of accident risk.
  • Know methods to reduce occupational risk in complex operations.
  • Understand the mechanisms behind experience feedback and learning.


  • Are able to identify and manage health and safety hazards in operations.
  • Are able to identify organisational and individual obstacles to an efficient learning from experiences on accidents and identify possible strategies to mitigate the effect of these obstaclesare able to apply tools for HSE performance and monitoring.


  • Can systematically apply methods for identifying and managing accidents in operations.

Type of instruction

Lectures, discussion, group-based project work, student presentations.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study. 



Name of examHealth and Safety Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Exam format is decided on by start of semester.
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact information for Dewan Ahsan: Web:

Facts about the module

Danish titleSundheds- og sikkerhedsstyring
Module codeB-RSK-K3-13
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Technology (Risk and Safety Management)
Study BoardStudy Board of Built Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science