Course syllabus

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

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

Valid for: 2022/23
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2022-04-07

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Main field: Technology.
Elective for: C4, D4, E4, I4, M4, RH4, MPRR1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


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 individual work on a case including documentation and analysis of a work environment, a proposal of suggested improvements based on knowledge acquired from the web based course material and current scientific knowledge, and an approved written report.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: For a passing grade the student must hand in approved summaries of all modules in the web based course material, and receive a passing grade on the written case 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,
Course homepage: