Build Magazine | Who’s responsible for health and safety in design?

HSiD is about incorporating safety into the design process by thinking about how a building or infrastructure project is safely built, operated, maintained and also decommissioned.

It’s also about incorporating safety capacity into a design for events that may happen like a fire or earthquake and can include things like how to safely service and replace parts.

We need to think about how we will build but also how we will use the infrastructure safely. Understanding and considering infrastructure demands and safety is a complex process and project specific.

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