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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:

D Mann

Prerequisite:

Nil

Contact hours:

As organised with the Unit Chair

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1045$1045$3270$3433

* 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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