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Course unit
SCM0012618, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SC1156, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 1.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination LABORATORY SAFETY
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in CHEMISTRY

Teacher in charge ANTONIO BARBON CHIM/02

Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 1.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 1.0 8 17.0 No turn

Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 2019/20 20/01/2014 30/11/2020 BARBON ANTONIO (Presidente)
SANTI SAVERIO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims at providing the students with basic as well as specialized notions on safety in chemical laboratories.
Examination methods: A suitability assessment will be released based on passing online tests and attendance at the seminars.
Assessment criteria: The level of understanding and assimilation of the topics will be evaluated. The student is expected to be able to apply the safety notions to the every day life of a chemical laboratory.
Course unit contents: Security concepts, structure and security management, fire prevention. Security in a chemical laboratory. Reactivity and flammability of chemicals. Chemical risk: labelling, symbology and risk phrases; dose-response, acute and chronic toxicity, exposure monitoring and effects. Electrical hazard.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is delivered through lectures, held by experts in the field, using slides.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The material used in class will be made available to the students at the beginning of the lectures. In addition, a booklet on safety and prevention (provided by the Prevention, Protection, Safety and Environment Service of the University) will be distributed.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

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