The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium is pleased to invite you to a FREE, one day training on the
basic principles of building evaluations for earthquakes. This training
will will provide participants material needed
to comprehend –
Earthquake Hazard Overview
ATC20: Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Structures
Field Safety & More
Following an earthquake or a catastrophic disaster, there is
an immediate need for damaged building inspections. Citizens must be
kept from using unsafe buildings. Likewise, safe shelter must be
provided for those left homeless. It is essential that qualified
inspectors quickly identify safe and unsafe structures. A city’s
building inspection staff may become overloaded and need more help. The process of inspecting these buildings is known as ATC20, or Post Earthquake Safety Evaluation of
This one day seminar will include both inspector training and "train-the-trainer" information, which is designed to provide in depth knowledge for those who are interested in teaching the ATC-20 methodology.
This course is designed to offer training to both new inspectors and those who would like the option to become ATC-20 trainers. During online registration, please select whether or not you would like inspector or train-the-trainer materials. Course materials include -
Inspector Only - ATC20-1 Field Manual Train-the-Trainer - ATC20-1 Field Manual, 3-Ring Binder with course presentations (includes detailed speaker's notes)
Who Should Attend Architects, professional engineers,
building inspectors or skilled construction industry personnel with at
least 5 years of verifiable general building design, construction, or
inspection experience that are willing to volunteer as building
inspectors after a disaster, and/or become volunteer inspectors for their State.
This training is being jointly sponsored by the following organizations: The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, the Motorola Foundation, and Memphis Light, Gas, and Water.
WORKSHOP RELATED INFORMATION
***THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL***
Online, Phone, and Fax Registration has closed
Registration Fee: There is no registration fee for this workshop, however participant space is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Workshop materials are being provided under a grant from the Motorola Foundation.
Date & Time April 22, 2009
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center