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NIBS Announces Earthquake Webinar Series

Washington – The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) plans to launch a new webinar series around the 2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions: Design Examples, Training Materials, and Design Flow Charts (FEMA P-2192).

The Design Examples have been developed by BSSC for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to illustrate and explain new changes in the 2020 NEHRP Provisions, ASCE/SEI 7-22, and the material design standards referenced in design applications.

The first session takes place January 20. The webinar series is organized by the eight chapters in the Design Examples and serves as part of the FEMA NEHRP/BSSC outreach and education effort.

The Building Seismic Safety Council deals with the complex technical, regulatory, social and economic issues involved in developing and promulgating building earthquake risk mitigation provisions.