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Classroom & Beyond: Reducing Earthquake Risk in the Classroom and Beyond: Seismic Mitigation of Nonstructural Hazards in Schools

This training, intended for facility managers, K-12 school administrators, and teachers, teaches participants about the most common earthquake hazards in K-12 schools and empowers them to mitigate these issues.

The objectives of the training are to:

  1. Understand what nonstructural components are and why they matter in earthquakes;
  2. Learn how to recognize and identify common nonstructural hazards in K-12 schools; and
  3. Review strategies for mitigating common hazards, including understanding when an engineer/technical consultant should be engaged.

Duration: 3 hours in person | 3 hours online