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Unit details

SLE718 - Chemical Hazards

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Enrolment modes:(X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
Previously coded as:

SBH711

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Gray

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Content

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.

Assessment

Five assignments (6% each) 30%, examination 70%. 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$544$544$969$3032$3180

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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