Course code Vete2021

Credit points 1

Organisation of Veterinary Services I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation20.04.2011

Responsible UnitInstitute of Food and Environmental Hygiene

Course developer

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Vairis Lasmanis

Mg. oec.

Course abstract

Students shall acquire knowledge of the structure, legal framework and organisation of the labour protection, fire safety and civil protection system, risk assessment, planning of civil protection measures, objects of increased danger and classification of dangerous substances. In practical terms, the skills of first aid and call for assistance and the use of personal protective equipment shall be acquired.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge and critical understanding of the structure of the labour protection, fire safety and civil protection system (test);
Skills to assess risk risks, establish a civil protection system in an undertaking, institution or local government, providing first aid and skills in the operation of a fire apparatus (skills);
Organise events in exceptional situations within the scope of their competence (practical works).

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Options for improving the work protection system.
2. Risks, characteristics, measurement, protection of the working environment.
3. Fire safety.
4. Fire, locale and disposal
5. Electrical safety.
6. Structure, legal framework, organisation and management of the civil protection system.
7. Tasks, rights and obligations of State, local government, legal and natural persons in the field of civil protection.
8. Special legal regimes (emergency and exceptional situations).
9. First aid skills in life-critical situations, call for assistance.
10. Personal protective equipment in the event of a disaster.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Type of test - clearing. To pass a set-off, the student needs to run the test.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Own-initiative work is not intended.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

At least 50% of test questions must be answered correctly in order for the student to obtain the clearing and practical works worked.

Compulsory reading

1. Civil Protection and Disaster Management Law: LR likums [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 05.05.2016. Stājas spēkā 01.10.2016. [skatīts 20.01.2019.]. Pieejams: 2. Kusiņš J., Kļava G. Civilā aizsardzība: mācību līdzeklis. Mārupe: Drukātava, 2011. 337 lpp. 3. Kusins J. Dangerous Natural Phenomena: Means of Training in Civil Protection. Rīga, 2014. 103 p. 4. Kusiņš J. Ķīmiskie riski. Mārupe: Drukātava, 2011. 102 lpp.

Further reading

1. Jemeļjanovs A., Laškovs A. Iedzīvotāju un apkārtējās vides drošības nodrošināšana tehnogēna rakstura un dabas parādību izraisītajās ekstremālajās situācijās. Rīga: RTU, 1997. 103 lpp. 2. Briedis I. Kā rīkoties ārkārtas situācijās. Rīga: Jumava, 2009. 144 lpp. 3. Watts C. Eyewitness Guides Rescue. London, 2001. 64 p.

Periodicals and other sources

Dienas Bizness: nedēļas laikraksts: Latvijas biznesa avīze. Rīga: Diena: Dagens Industri, 2005-. ISSN 1407-2041.


Compulsory course for students of the LLU 2 study programme “Veterinary medicine”.