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SLE718 - Chemical Hazards

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not available from 2015

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Desma Mann





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit examines chemicals in the workplace, including chemical principles, legislation, exposure standards, hazardous substances and material safety data sheets; air sampling, including particulates, gases and vapours, sampling equipment and calibration; the basics of selected methods of chemical analysis, including spectrometry, chromatography, asbestos counting and direct reading instruments; exposure assessment, including 'the walk through survey', sampling strategies and basic statistics.


Four assignments (10% each) 40%, examination 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a minimum mark of 50% in the examination and an overall mark of 50%.

Unit Fee Information

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

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