Return to previous page

SLE311 - Chemical Hazards

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Paul Stevenson


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



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

Return to previous page