HMS0001 - Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) course for 1rst year students


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Participated
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Participated 100/100

Course content

The course deals with: - Objectives for work with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). - Safe behavior in the laboratory and during field work - Use of protective equipment - HSE responsibilities, roles and resources at NTNU and NV-faculty - Waste handling - Emergency preparedness: what are you going to do and who to notify when something happens? - Reporting of HSE problems and discrepancies - Fire protection-theory and practical exercises using fire extinguishing equipment. - Fire/evacuation routines at NTNU - First aid-theory and practical exercises in heart-lung resuscitation and the use of heart starter. The course does not provide specific training in HSE aimed at various laboratory fields and activities. This training is done by the individual departments.

Learning outcome

Students shall have the necessary knowledge about HSE to ensure their own and other people's safety during their study at NTNU. This includes knowledge of the HSE-concept, objectives for the HSE work and how to behave safely in laboratories and during field work.The theoretical and practical basic training in first aid and fire protection shall provide the students with a basis for correct handling of a fire or accident situation.

Learning methods and activities

  • Safety lecture (2 hours)
  • First aid, theory and practical exercises (3 hours)
  • Fire regulations and protection, including practical exercises (2 hours)
  • Digital test (multiple choice) where you must have enough points to get the course approved.

The mandatory activities take place in week 33-43.

Compulsory assignments

  • Review of learning content about HSE, Fire Protection and First Aid
  • Participation in practical exercises in Fire protection and First Aid
  • Digital muntiple choice test

Further on evaluation

Presence is mandatory in both lecture and courses.

The digital test will be published on Blackboard in week 37.

Course materials

Information will be given in the beginning of the semester at Blackboard

More on the course



Version: 1
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund , Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health, Environment and Safety
  • Biology
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Natural Sciences


Examination arrangement: Participated

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Participated 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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