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Environmental Risk Assessment and Management - HES4808

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To enable students to identify hazards that may cause harm to humans, plants and animals and to understand and assess their effect on the environment; to evaluate and characterise the risk so that appropriate strategies can be devised for the effective mitigation and management of environmental risk. The students will be equipped with the tools and techniques used to evaluate environmental risk based upon the principles set out in the international and national regulatory frameworks. Students will be guided through the complete process of planning and implementing an environmental risk assessment and management plan.