FEMA E-74 Appendix E. Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment & Contents Seismic Risk Ratings

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Appendix E. Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) and Contents Seismic Risk Ratings

Item No./
Subcategory
Example No. Component
Name(s)
Shaking
Intensity
Life
Safety
(LS)
Property
Loss
(PL)
Functional
Loss
(FL)
Type
of
Detail
6.5.1 Storage Racks 6.5.1.1 Light Duty Shelving Low L L L NE, ER
Mod H M M
High H M M
6.5.1.2 Industrial Storage Racks Low L L L ER
Mod H M M
High H H M
6.5.2 Bookcases, Shelving 6.5.2.1 Bookshelves Low L L L NE
Mod H M M
High H M M
6.5.2.2 Library Shelving Low L L L ER
Mod H M M
High H M M
6.5.3 Computer and Communication Equipment 6.5.3.1 Computer Access Floors and Equipment Low L L L ER
Mod L L M
High M H H
NA Large Computer Equipment Low L L L  
Mod L M M
High M H M
NA Computer Networks, Data Storage Low L L L  
Mod L M H
High L H H
NA Computer Cabling Low L L L  
Mod L L L
High L L L
6.5.3.2 Computer and Communication Racks Low L L L NE
Mod L H M
High M H M
6.5.3.3 Desktop Computers and Accessories Low L L L NE
Mod L H M
High L H M
6.5.3.4 Televisions and Video Monitors, Wall-Mounted Low L L L NE
Mod H H L
High H H L
NA Communications Equipment (antennae, receiver, transmitter) Low L L L  
Mod L M L
High M H M
NA Suspended Speakers in Conference Room or Auditorium Low L L L  
Mod M M L
High H H L
6.5.4 Hazardous Materials Storage 6.5.4.1 Hazardous Materials Storage Low L L L NE
Mod H M H
High H M H
NA Chemical, Laboratory, Medical Supplies Low L L L  
Mod H M L
High H M M
NA Asbestos Low L M M  
Mod L H H
High L H H
6.5.5 Miscellaneous FF&E 6.5.5.1 File Cabinets Low L L L NE
Mod M M M
High H M M
6.5.5.2 Demountable Partitions Low L L L NE
Mod L L L
High M M M
6.5.5.3 Miscellaneous Furniture (under 4' tall) Low L L L NE
Mod L L L
High L L L
NA Large Kitchen or Laundry Equipment Low L L L  
Mod M M L
High M H M
NA Lockers, Vending Machines Low L L L  
Mod H M L
High H M L
NA Freestanding Wood Stove (wood, pellet, or gas-fired) Low L L L  
Mod M M M
High H H H
6.5.6 Miscellaneous Contents 6.5.6.1 Shelf-Mounted Items Low L L L NE
Mod M M L
High H M M
NA Especially Valuable or Fragile Merchandise Low L M L  
Mod L H L
High L H L
NA Potted Plants or Indoor Landscaping Resting on Shelves Above the Floor Low L L L  
Mod L L L
High M L L
6.5.6.2 Desktop, Countertop Items Low L L L NE
Mod L M L
High L H M
6.5.6.3 Fragile Artwork Low L L L NE
Mod L H L
High L H L
NA Tall Sculptures (over 5' tall) Low L L L  
Mod M M L
High H H L
6.5.6.4 Fire Extinguisher and Cabinet Low L L L NE
Mod M H L
High M H L

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