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How to Visually Screen Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazard

Credit: 15 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $225.00
155 pages

How it Work!

  1. Register first and log into your account. Study and take the quiz for FREE until passed.
  2. After passing the quiz, follow the page, pay for the course and print your certificate.

Course Summary:

Rapid visual screening of buildings for potential seismic hazards, as described in this course, originated in 1988 and is written for a broad audience ranging from engineers and building officials to appropriately trained professionals.

Learning Objective:

This course provides a “sidewalk survey” approach that enables users to classify surveyed buildings into two categories: those acceptable as to risk to life safety or those that may be seismically hazardous and should be evaluated in more detail by a design professional experienced in seismic design.

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Course Content

Course Author: FEMA

Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.


PE Civil Engineers

PE Structural Engineers

CE Contractors

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