Demolition and Deconstruction

The key to a safe and successful renovation of any scale requires a sound knowledge of how to safely deconstruct and stabilize a building and its structural components. This course covers the mechanics of safe demolition and deconstruction. Students will learn the basics of safe demolition and to select the appropriate tools. This course will have strong focus on planning a demolition project while complying with health and safety requirements under the OHSA. Students will learn to organize waste materials, stabilize deconstructed structures and make safe work areas with a strong emphasis on site safety. As well, students will explore and apply environmentally sound disposal methods and practices.