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Life Cycle Safety: Basics and Connections to Sustainability

GBCI: 0920004563

Learn about ways to increase worker safety and health during the design, construction and operation of green buildings.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Published on: June 17, 2015

Average: 4.3 (21 votes)


The U.S. Green Building Council and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health have collaborated to increase awareness of occupational safety and health in the design, construction, and operation of green buildings. This course introduces the concept of Prevention through Design and the related LEED pilot credit on occupational safety and health. This course consists of a 20-minute webinar and two articles.

In addition to watching the course video, please read the articles included in the Additional Resources section.

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  1. Define the concepts of “Life Cycle Safety” and “Prevention through Design” (PtD)
  2. Understand the links between occupational safety and health, social equity, and sustainable development
  3. Identify construction and maintenance safety and health hazards
  4. List resources for addressing safety in design of green buildings
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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
United States


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