School Of Engineering, Design And Built Environment

Egress and Risk AssessmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300717.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

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.

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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