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SLE727 - Environment Protection and Occupational Health and Safety

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Enrolment modes:

(X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 2

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

T Thornton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Contact hours:

Please refer to the Unit Guide for any details regarding the contact hours

Note:

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

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$2355$2779

* 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
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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