ECTS credits: 5
Lectures: 2
Exercises: 0

Course objective:

Obtaining knowledge on legal basis of security and safety. Adopting safety standards in logistics integral systems.

Course contents:

Potential hazards and risks in logistics process. Threats to military logistics. Risks for employees, logistics companies and clients. Threats to business information. Evaluation of hazard and protection plan. Protective measures and procedures, establishing safety and security system. Security system management. Security. Technical and physical protection. Business information protection. Hazards and risks in transporting and warehousing goods. Hazards and risks in passenger transportation. Relationship between logistics process and natural environment. Natural and technological accidents and disasters. Transporting hazardous substances per ADR and RID Conventions. Warning signs. Legal regulations ion security and protection on Croatia and European Union. Conventions on protection in transportation process. Legal regulations and rule books on protection in Croatia’s transportation system. Importance of safety mechanisms in logistics processes. Essence and importance of logistics safety, logistics safety as competitive advantage. Logistics safety as integral part of integrated security system. Security concepts in logistics processes. Logistics security from the aspect of legal prescriptions of certain areas of security and safety. Fire safety. Safety and protection at work. Environmental and ecological protection, impact of ergonomic solutions on logistics security. Safety mechanism in internal transport. Safety measures in warehouse processes, in reloading processes and on transportation routes. Safety mechanisms in logistics documentation: internal control and audit of transportation, warehousing, contractual and other documentation, inspection surveillance. Logistics safety and security. Responsibility of logistics security, ways to monitor implementation of security mechanisms in logistics processes.


General: ability to evaluate vulnerability and threats to logistics systems. Specific: ability to plan and execute security measures.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1. Understand the safety system of the logistics system and processes, as well as distinguish its components and environment. 2. Understand the risks and safety in transport and warehousing, as well as passenger transport in all branches of transport. 3. Understand the impact of logistics system on the environment and safety measures. 4. Analyze security threats to the logistics system and propose protection measures, as well as evaluate their performance. 5. Understand the basic concepts of crisis management. 6. Analyze, organize and monitor the security system for logistics organizations and processes. 7. Apply gained knowledge and propose security measures for logistics system and processes. The aforementioned learning outcomes contribute to the learning outcomes of the study programme: - Analyse relevant management indicators in the logistics system. - Assess the security of a logistics system.