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Impact of environmental accidents

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Course Unit Code040-1107/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
MAR33Ing. Kateřina Sikorová, Ph.D.
Summary
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of this subject is to clearly and comprehensively inform students about the meaning, definition and components of environment and their protection from the safety point of view.
Course Contents
1. Introduction to environmental protection and safety.
2. Water environment and protection.
3. Air environment and protection.
4. Soil and Nature environment and protection.
5. Hazardous Wastes.
6. Floods in the industry.
7. Fire waters and their ecotoxicity.
8. Dangerous substances. Major accidents to the environment.
9. Preparedness for environmental accidents. Emergency plans and exercises.
10. Environmental Risk Analysis and Assessment.
11. Methodology – Hazard & Vulnerability Index. Case study.
12. Methodology - Environment Accident Index. Case study.
13. Excursion – Waste water treatment plant.
14. Excursion – Hazardous waste incinerator.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
EC 2012, Council Directive 2012/18/EU of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, Official Journal of the European Communities (SEVESO Directive III).
VINCE, I. Major accident to the environment. 2008, p. 320. ISBN 978-0-7506-8389-0. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7506-8389-0.X5001-1.
EC 2012, Council Directive 2012/18/EU of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, Official Journal of the European Communities (SEVESO Directive III).
VINCE, I. Major accident to the environment. 2008, p. 320. ISBN 978-0-7506-8389-0. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7506-8389-0.X5001-1.
Recommended Reading:
SIKOROVA, K., BERNATIK, A., LUNGHI, E., FABIANO, B. Lessons learned from environmental risk assessment within the framework of Seveso Directive in Czech Republic and Italy. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 2017, Vol. 49, 47-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlp.2017.01.017
DANIHELKA, P., SIKOROVA K., TOMASOVA B. Analysis of chemical accident impact on environment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Safety and Reliability ESREL 2006, Vol. 3, 2233-2237.
SIKOROVA, K., BERNATIK, A., LUNGHI, E., FABIANO, B. Lessons learned from environmental risk assessment within the framework of Seveso Directive in Czech Republic and Italy. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 2017, Vol. 49, 47-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlp.2017.01.017
DANIHELKA, P., SIKOROVA K., TOMASOVA B. Analysis of chemical accident impact on environment. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Safety and Reliability ESREL 2006, Vol. 3, 2233-2237.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Seminars, Individual consultations
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined