University of Technology Sydney

99031 Risk-based Site Assessment

6cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Description

In this subject, students learn the key terminology and concepts of environmental risk assessment, the distinction between human health and ecological risk assessments and their connectivity, and the fundamentals of risk assessment methodologies in developing quality guidelines for environmental media (i.e. soils, waters, sediments). Upon completion of this subject, students are able to assess evidence in evaluation of potential risk of harm, understand the realities of applying risk assessments in real life examples of contaminated sites, and have a firm understanding of the ongoing relevance of risk assessment for protecting site workers, the environment, and human communities.


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