Course syllabus

Arbetsmiljö, hälsa och säkerhet
Working Environment, Occupational Health and Safety

MAMF21, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2019-04-01

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Main field: Technology.
Elective for: C4, D4, E4, I4, M4, RH4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is for students to:

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

understand and explain:

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Systematically survey, analyse and suggest improvements in existing work environments as well as design new work organizations, jobs and workplaces with respect to:

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Present the work carried out in a reflective and analytical way in the written project report..


The course is divided into the following modules, which are studied on one's own with the help of the web based course material:

1. Psychosocial work environment
2. The organisation of production and work
3. Physical load
4. Physical factors
5. Chemical health risks in working life
6. Human-technology systems
7. Safety and risk
8. Methods
9. Design processes
10. Occupational injuries
11. Work environment and economics
12. Work environment legislation
13. Standardisation

There will be possibilities to ask questions and discuss the material with the course coordinator. The second part of the course will comprise of a workplace related project including: study visits, a survey and documentation of a work environment, a proposal of suggested improvements based on the current scientific knowledge, and a written report. The project will be guided and supervised by researchers in fields related to working environment and sustainability.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: For a passing grade the student must have passed all modules in the web based course material, actively participate in study visit and receive a passing grade on the written project report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 12.
The course overlaps following course/s: MAM203, MAMF20

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Christina Isaxon,
Examinator: Christina Isaxon,
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