ICA105 Civil Defence

Code ICA105
Name Civil Defence
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Civil and Occupational Safety
Faculty Department of Labour and Civil Safety
Academic staff Jeļena Malahova, Vladimirs Jemeļjanovs, Matīss Šmitiņš, Mihails Urbans, Jānis Bartušauskis
Credit points 1.0 (1.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The civil defence as a state system, its tasks, legal foundation. Requirements for this system. Estimation of economic losses for enterprises in case of emergency situation, measures for prevention and reduction of losses. Organization and performance of rescue and other urgent tasks in case of emergency situation..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills in basic principles of civil protection and fire safety and to prepare for action and behaviour in case of fire and possible emergency situations. Provide knowledge and recommendations for the determination of the fundamental origin of technogenic risks and their implementation scheme.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students know the main elements of the civil protection system in the country, its tasks, its organisational principles and structure. - Control work
Students understand the nature of the planning of the national civil protection plan, the implementation of preconditions and the structure of the plan. - Control work
Students are able to identify potential hazards in the country, their types, charcateristics, consequences, and apply the acquired knowledge on objects of increased danger. - Laboratory works on topics: Dangerous chemicals and products, Radiation safety, Danger of explosion.
Course prerequisites Mathematics, physics, chemistry

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