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SLE727 - Environment Protection and Occupational Health and Safety

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

2015 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trevor Thornton





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit aims to provide students with knowledge on a wide range of Australian and International environmental impacts and contemporary approaches to protect people and their environments by reducing environmental pollution in the first instance and how these issues are managed by environment protection agencies.

Topics addressed in this unit include: air pollution causes and effects, noise impacts on the environment and workplace, noise control options, solid and liquid waste generation sources, wastewater management, environment and OHS audit techniques, ecologically sustainable development, eco-design, life cycle analysis and risk assessment, environmental and OH&S legislation and Australian and International approaches, management strategies such as works approvals and licencing.


Essay 30%, OHS exercise 10%, environment protection case study 40%, end-of-trimester test 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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