Health, Safety, and Wellness by Design
Date & Time
Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Christopher Kehde

How important design concepts such as red/yellow/green Hot Zone Design strategies to reduce contaminant exposure, Immersive Design principles to support firefighter mental health and well-being, and On-site Training to promote physical and mental readiness, in the City of Fairfax Fire Department's new 22,000 sf, 3-story facility offers an excellent case study for providing Health, Safety, and Wellness by Design.

Learning Objectives
• The critical importance of designing stations focusing on health, safety, and wellness and incorporating key concepts such as Hot Zone Design and Immersive Design.
• Hear from both the Fire Department and Architect's points of view on how to best
work together to identify, prioritize, and achieve key project goals.
• Hear lessons learned on how to best advocate for a project and how to work with municipal leadership to achieve buy-in from all stakeholders.