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ENS3114 Environmental and Process Risk Management
Credit Points: 15
ENS2159 Engineering Innovation and Ethics

This unit introduces students to the preliminary planning phase of an industrial development, taking into account safety to workers and the surrounding community, and the broader environmental and social impact of the development. The broad environmental and social issues relevant to planning the location, technology, size and layout of a process, plant or development, incorporating the relevant risk assessment methodologies and compliance with relevant risk and environmental legislation will be considered. Incorporation of the broader issues of sustainability and environmental impact in the design of processes and infrastructure using techniques such as environmental costing, quantitative technical, human & ecological risk assessment and social impact analysis will be emphasised. 

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y96Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
C48Bachelor of Engineering (Civil&Environmental)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014