FREE WEBINAR – Safety Evaluations of Buildings after Harvey

Attention building officials, building inspectors, architects, engineers, and others involved in evaluating buildings following disasters

Learn how to use the ATC-45 Field Manual to conduct post-flood and post-windstorm building safety evaluations in this two-day online training webinar. This free seminar is sponsored by the Applied Technology Council (ATC) Endowment Fund. A recorded version of the webinar will be made available after the event. The seminar will be presented by Ed Huston of Smith & Huston, Inc., Seattle, in two parts:

Part 1: Thursday Sept. 7, 2017 (3:00pm-5:30pm EDT)

  • Introduction/Overview
  • Rapid Evaluation Procedure
  • Detailed Evaluation for Wind
  • Nonstructural Elements

Part 2: Friday Sept. 8, 2017 (3:00pm-5:30pm EDT)

  • Detailed Evaluation for Flood
  • Engineering Evaluation
  • Case Studies
  • Field Safety and Human Factors

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A copy of the ATC-45 Field Manual is highly recommended for reference. An electronic version is not available, but a printed copy can be obtained here:

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