Resource pages for "seismic"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
This online resource employs data and seismic hazard models resulting from FM Global's partnership with the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation.
California's Seismic Safety Act requires hospitals to meet requirements to ensure safety of the public and continued operations following an earthquake.
The International Code Council released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.
Following a series of large earthquakes in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas in the mid-1990s, seismic risk recommendations were changed to requirements.
With a 520-foot-long span, the roof structure is designed for stability against earthquake and hurricane wind forces.
This service helps organizations identify their risk of damage from earthquake activity using an industry-accepted methodology.