MNHMS0015FS – Introduction to Field Safety
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
It is an objective to ensure that excursions and teaching in the field take place in safe surroundings. You will receive information on what HSE requirements are placed upon you as a student at the University of Oslo when teaching involves excursions or fieldwork.
After completing the course you should have the following knowledge:
- Routines and procedures for fieldwork.
- Roles and responsibilities.
- Insurance arrangements.
- Use of risk assessments, appropriate clothing and protective equipment, and various communication aids.
- First aid in the field.
MNHMS0015FS is compulsory for:
Formal prerequisite knowledge
The following course must have been completed in the same, or in a previous semester to MNHMS0015FS:
The course overlaps with HMS0504 – Field Safety
Teaching includes a one 45 minutes lecture at the beginning of each semester. Participation is required to pass the course.
The course uses Fronter.
Access to teaching
A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.
To pass MNHMS0015FS you must have obtained and approval for having participated in the teaching. You are responsible for ensuring that your attendance is registered at the lecture.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.
This is a compulsory course and student attendance is recorded. Illness or other valid reasons of absence must be documented by a medical certificate or other equivalent documentation. Medical certificates can be delivered to MN-studieinfo during opening hours or sent to the office by post. Remember to state which course and for which date the medical certificate applies to.