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Unit details

SLE311 - Chemical Hazards

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBC311

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Desma Mann

Prerequisite:

SLE212 or SLE222 or one level 2 or level 3 chemistry unit

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Nil

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit covers the chemistry of hazardous substances; fire and explosion; oxidants; corrosive agents; gases and vapours; toxic substances; biohazards; regulatory aspects; legislation; exposure standards; material safety data sheets; air sampling and applications of chemical analysis, including spectrometry, chromatography, asbestos counting, direct reading instruments and quality control in chemical analysis, biological monitoring and biohazards. It also provides the basis for understanding of the investigation of accidents and crime involving chemicals such as fire and explosion.

Assessment

Examination 60%, four assignments (10% each) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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