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SHM 379 - Facility and Building Safety


Description:
Program management relating to facility and building safety including basic concepts of fire safety, fire prevention, fire protection, accessibility, confined spaces, indoor air quality and ventilation, and walking-working surfaces.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: SHM 351.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define basic fire prevention and protection terminology.
  • Demonstrate their ability to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and develop control strategies associated with fire hazards.
  • Demonstrate their ability to identify the common fire extinguishment agents used and the different options available in terms of fire suppression, fire detection, and alarm systems.
  • Demonstrate how to use and inspect a portable fire extinguisher.
  • Evaluate a building in terms of life safety.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
11/21/2012

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