SLE342 - Risks to Healthy Environments
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
Must have completed one of HSH205, SLE102, SLE103, SLE121, SLE201, SLE207
Cloud (online): Students are required to engage in online learning for approximately 2 hours per week over 11 weeks. Additionally, students can choose to attend either a 1 x 1 hour scheduled online seminar per fortnight, or 1 x 1 hour campus seminar per week. These seminars provide students feedback and support for their learning and achievement of unit learning outcomes.
This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and address risks to healthy environments. Through case studies of urban, industrial, agricultural and/or natural environments at risk, students will assess the role of techniques such as indices of environmental health, epidemiology, toxicology and statistics and evaluate environmental and health concerns. They will also study the limitations associated with the various risk assessment techniques; approaches to risk management through policy, legislation, planning and management; risk management principles and planning; appropriate risk avoidance and minimisation; and integration of risk management with environmental management principles.
Analysis of environmental risks 30%, case study 20%, group risk management exercise 50%
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