Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After this course student:
- Knows the basics laboratory safety practices in Aalto CHEM
- Can identify possible risk factors in the laboratory environment
- Is more aware of his/her own and fellow students' safety

Credits: 0

Schedule: 01.08.2020 - 31.07.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kirsi Yliniemi, Kirsi Yliniemi

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kirsi Yliniemi, Kirsi Yliniemi

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

Kirsi Yliniemi (kirsi.yliniemi@aalto.fi)

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course gives an overview of chemical safety (MSDS, warning symbols, etc.) and waste management in CHEM labrotories. Also, basic level of first-aid after typical laboratory accidents is discussed.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Digital exam (can be found in MyCourses)

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Course is 100 % Digital now and you can take it anytime:

    - follow the link in MyCourses to Virtual Laboratory and study material there.

    - come back to MyCourses and take the digital exam: the exam is corrected automatically and you will get information immedately so that you know whether you passed the exam or not (to pass: min. 50 % of total points)

    - you can take the exam as many times you like.

    - You are strongly recommended to keep Virtual Lab open also DURING the exam.

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Learning the course material in virtual laboratory space and digital exam.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    2 h: Studying the material in Virtual Labs

    2 h: Taking the Digital Exam

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course material is provided in 360 degree digital lab environment (virtual laboratory), link in MyCourses.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Virtual Laboratory (lab.aalto.fi/common)

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    CHEM-A1010 Turvallinen työskentely laboratoriossa (or alternatively, laboratory safety as part of courses CHEM-A1000, CHEM-A1200 or CHEM-E0100 taught before Academic Year 2017-2018) has the same content.

Registration for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    WebOodi.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Course is 100 % Digital now and you can take it anytime:

    - follow the link in MyCourses to Virtual Laboratory and study material there.

    -
    come back to MyCourses and take the digital exam: the exam is corrected
    automatically and you will get information immedately so that you know
    whether you passed the exam or not (to pass: min. 50 % of total points)

    - you can take the exam as many times you like.

    - You are strongly recommended to keep Virtual Lab open also DURING the exam.


FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Periods I-V and summer: you can attend this 100 % digital course anytime. All study material is found from virtual labroatory (link in MyCourses) and after familiarizing with the material, you take the digital exam in MyCourses. You will find out immediately if you passed the exam, and you can re-take the exam as many times as you like.

    The information about who have passed the course will be sent to Study Register after the first week of each study period. If you need this information earlier (to enter the labs), you can show from MyCourses that you have passed the course for the teacher of the lab course. 

    NOTE! This course is only for students and meant for entering courses which include the labs. If you need a lab safety training as a member of staff or due to getting an access to CHEM research labs, please contact the HR (new employee) or persons responsible for the safety training of the staff in CHEM.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Course is 100 % Digital now and you can take it anytime:

    - follow the link in MyCourses to Virtual Laboratory and study material there.

    -
    come back to MyCourses and take the digital exam: the exam is corrected
    automatically and you will get information immedately so that you know
    whether you passed the exam or not (to pass: min. 50 % of total points)

    - you can take the exam as many times you like.

    - You are strongly recommended to keep Virtual Lab open also DURING the exam.


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    1.8.2020-31.7.2021

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