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Environmental Protection, Risk Assessment & Safety (BS945)

Introduction

This module focuses on understanding the environmental and safety risks associated with bioprocessing, together with methods for limiting damage and risk. Reference to practical examples are used wherever possible.

 

Content

Perception of risk
Risk assessment
Safety management
Safety in Biotechnology
Safety of pharmaceuticals
Impact of Biotechnology
The climate of change
Environmental management systems
Environmental costs
Environmental impact assessment
Environmental effects of bio fuels
Emissions inventories
Sustainable development
Natural Resources depletion
Life cycle assessment.