Energy & Sustainability Management PT
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Safety management

level of course unit

Introduction and consolidation

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• analyze different dangers in infrastructure, object and building security and derive protective measures
• develop risk analyses and emergency plans
• describe and apply the tasks of a security officer

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

• Occupational health and safety
o Workplace design and evaluation
o Dangerous working materials
o Rights and duties of employees and employers
o Tasks (focus on safety) of preventive services,
Safety officers and works council
• Fire protection
• Perimeter security and burglary protection
• Risk analyses and business continuity management
• Property security checks
• Security concepts

recommended or required reading

• Gartner, H., Kothbauer, C., und K. Poschalko., 2018. Haftung für Gebäudesicherheit. Wien: MANZ Verlag
• Swoboda, M., und A. Schwarz-Hausmann, 2018. Praxishandbuch Brandschutz: Rechtliche und technische Grundlagen, Umsetzung, Haftungen. 3. Aufl..Brunn am Gebirge: TÜV Austria Fachverlag
• Mayr, J., und L. Battran, 2011. Handbuch Brandschutzatlas: Grundlagen Planung Ausführung, Köln: Feuertrutz

assessment methods and criteria

written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

director of studies

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)