School Of Built Environment

Egress and Risk AssessmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300717.4


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Won Hee Kang

Assumed Knowledge
This unit assumes that the student has undertaken coursework in building construction, building surveying, engineering, science, architecture or a related area or has gained the equivalent knowledge by working in the construction industry in an appropriate capacity for at least four years.

Equivalent Units
BG810A - Fire Safety Systems 1 (Property)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit introduces the concept of risk assessment for fire safety systems relevant to life safety and property protection. The unit helps students develop an understanding of building occupant characteristics and human behaviour during fire emergencies. Parameters, methods and criteria for risk and economic assessments are covered in this unit.

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