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Unit details

SLE010 - Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)* 

Credit point(s):0
EFTSL value:0.000
Previously coded as:

SBS010

Cohort rule:

SLE010 Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program is a co-requisite for students enrolled in all SLE-coded units, except units without fieldwork or laboratory component(s). Trimester 3 enrolments are restricted to students enrolled in Trimester 3 SLE-coded units with fieldwork or laboratory component(s).

Unit chair:

Kieran Lim

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 compulsory 50-minute safety training session conducted at the beginning of trimester

Note:

* Students are strongly advised to complete SLE010 in Trimester 1. For Warrnambool, there is generally only one training session in Week 1 of trimester.  For the Burwood (Melbourne) and Waterfront (Geelong), multiple Trimester 1 sessions are held during Orientation Week. See the Orientation Week program or the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment Safety Induction Program website for more details. Trimester 3 enrolments are restricted, please contact your course advisor. 

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This zero credit point unit is a program of safety information for students involved in scientific laboratory work and fieldwork.  The program encompasses biological and chemical hazards, building evacuation procedures, laboratory accident management and first aid procedures and safety work procedures particular to laboratory and fieldwork.

Assessment

This unit is assessed on a pass/fail basis. Multiple-choice on-line test  (60 minutes) 100%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum mark of 70%. Multiple attempts of the on-line assessment are permitted.

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