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Course Description

Learn about the risks inherent in a building as well as the planning, safety, security, and emergency preparedness principles used to respond to these risks. Students will apply management strategies to a variety of environmental factors which may pose a risk to a building or its occupants such as weather, waste, pest, and hazardous materials.

Hazard protection and risk mitigation strategies are applied to the different elements of a building and students will become familiar with typical foundational emergency preparedness, WorkSafe BC protocols, contingency planning, and fire prevention practices and obligations. In addition, the impact that risk has on insurance cost and coverage will also be explored.

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