Safety in Facilities & Capital Cnst

The course examines the selection and optimization of systems and controls for human physiological benefits in the built environment, such as thermal comfort, ventilation, air quality, lighting, and acoustic conditions. Prevention through Design, management of change, life safety considerations, fire protection and prevention systems, and design review for safety methods to ensure safety in the built environment are examined. Safety during capital construction projects, including contractor vetting, multi-employer worksite principles, safety training, management of special programs (confined space, fall protection, hazardous energy control, physical security), protection of existing facility employee populations, business continuity and emergency planning, incident investigation, and site inspections/audits is included. Prerequisite: None. (3)

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