Designing Safe Spaces for Behavioral Health Patients

By Nick Tabar | Jun 11, 2020

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In the June 2020 issue of Plumbing Engineer, Nick Tabar discusses key components of ligature-resistant restroom design for behavioral health facilities. From the article:

“Plumbing engineers are responsible for some of the most crucial elements that a patient interacts with during their stay. In this particular instance, our job as plumbing engineers transcends ‘just designing pipes and specifying fixtures;’ a well-designed behavioral health space within a hospital or clinic can prevent tragic incidents from occurring.”

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Nick Tabar is a mechanical project engineer based in Karpinski's Cleveland office. He focuses exclusively on plumbing engineering, planning and designing water, natural gas, and medical gas systems.
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