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Playground Surface Impact Testing

By Sylvia B. Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP & Theresa Kreider, Ed.D., CPSI
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Evaluating whether the type of surfacing material and the head impact attenuation of those fall surfacing materials were adequately safe for the height and type of playground equipment used is…

Falls From Windows: Window Safety & Standards

By Sylvia B. Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
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In this article, premises safety expert Sylvia Deye discusses window safety and the leading causes of fall from window incidents. Her discussion includes design, maintenance, and operational aspects…

Public Facilities & School Premises Safety

By Sylvia B. Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
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Registered Architect and Certified Safety Assessor Sylvia Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP has extensive knowledge and experience designing schools and institutional buildings which meet rigorous standards…

Resort Premises Safety

By Sylvia B. Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
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In this article, architect Sylvia Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP explores the complexities of designing resort environments that are both safe and functional for the wide range of activities that they…