Course code Citi3043

Credit points 2

Labour Environment Protection

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures24

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation08.11.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developer

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Vairis Lasmanis

Mg. oec.

Course abstract

Human health and environment. Legislation of Latvia. EU and other international organizations. Pollutants. Impact to environment assessment.Economy of energy. Pollution of air, water and atmosphere. Dangerous wastes.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have: knowledge theory about environment protection, topicality and legislation; understanding of national, municipal and corporate actions on environmental protection, regulations about use of environmental resources and requirements of the environmental performance in case of polluting activities (test); skills ability to manage the environmental terminology and to identify and evaluate main pollutants of the environment (practical works); competence knowledge and practical skills about environment protection and sustainable development are acquired in the context of laws and regulations (practical works).

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Own-initiative work: 1. Analyse and assess the waste balance of one sector of the economy: relation to the final product, possible uses. 2. Protection of the environment of the international, state and non-governmental organisation.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The arithmetic mean of two controls.(exam)

Compulsory reading

1. Vide un ilgtspējīga attīstība. Kļaviņa M., Zaļokšņa J. red. Rīga: Latvijas Universitātes akadēmiskais apgāds, 2010. 334 lpp.
2. Gremste I., Vucāns A. Notekūdeņu dūņas un to izmantošana. Jelgava: LLU, 2002. 172 lpp.
3. Vides zinātne. Kļaviņa red. Rīga: Latvijas Universitātes akadēmiskais apgāds, 2008. 599 lpp.
4. Latvijas ilgtspējīgas attīstības indikatoru pārskats. Rīga: Latvijas vides aģentūra, 2003.

Further reading

1. Krastiņš U. Noziedzīgi darījumi pret dabas vidi. Rīga: Tiesu namu aģentūra, 2001. 190 lpp.
2. Strautmanis J. Vides ētika un vides tiesības. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2003. 187 lpp.
3. De Clerg P. etc. Nutrient Management Legislation in European Countries. Wageningen Pers Netferlands, 2001. 347 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Latvijas Vēstnesis: Latvijas Republikas oficiāls laikraksts.Rīga: Valsts uzņēmums "Latvijas Vēstnesis". ISSN 1407-0391
2. Dienas b Bizness: nedēļas laikraksts. Latvijas biznesa avīze. Rīga: Diena: Dagens Industri , 2005-.ISSN 1407-2041
3. Darba aizsardzības ziņas: Valsts Darba inspekcijas izdevums.Latvijas nacionālais kontaktpunkts. Eiropas Darba Drošības un Veselības Aizsardzības aģentūra. ISSN 1407-2044