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Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings (ATC-20)

This free web-based training, tailored to North Carolina, provides instruction on rapid and detailed evaluation procedures for evaluating earthquake-damaged buildings and posting them as INSPECTED (apparently safe, green placard), LIMITED ENTRY (yellow placard), or UNSAFE (red placard). The web-based training provides examples that allow attendees to evaluate building damage conditions, assess the overall risk from the damage, and recommend which of the three placards should be posted on the building. 
Date(s)  Thu. Nov 12, 2020 1230-1630 
Location Online Delivery
See Offering Specific Information for details, OTHER NC 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By FEMA 
Primary Instructor FED, Direct Delivery 
Course Length  
Course Hours
Target Audience Building officials, engineers, architects, building owners, emergency managers, risk analysts, and other interested citizens and volunteers. 
Maximum Participants 400
# Open Seats 352
# on Wait List 0
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Offering Specific Information


Thank you for registering for Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings (ATC-20) on November 12, 2020 in NC TERMS. If you haven’t already done so, you must also register at in order to complete your registration for the course. Thank you for your interest in this training opportunity


For additional information, please contact:
Kevin Kalbaugh, NCEM Planning Section, Natural Hazards Branch; (919) 368-0787,


Diana Thomas, NCEM Planning Section, Natural Hazards Branch; (919) 623-7693,   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email TERMS Helpdesk