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Best Practices for Minimizing Errors and Maximizing Safety FL PLS Board Approved Course 10695

Helen Chen, Ph.D., PE

Throughout history, there are many engineering blunders, from the infamous crash of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940 to the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. Many of these blunders could have been avoided with more careful and cautious approaches to design, as well as better communication and coordination among stakeholders. This course offers valuable insights into the causes and consequences of engineering blunders, along with strategies to minimize their occurrence. In addition to providing tips for avoiding design blunders, this course emphasizes the importance of risk assessment and management, effective communication and collaboration, quality assurance and control, and ongoing professional development. Whether you are a professional engineer, land surveyor, construction manager, or architect, you will benefit significantly from applying the lessons and advice in this course to your professional practice.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

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NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.