2012.10.26 - Safety Assessment Program Training - Webinar Print E-mail

Port Everglades, Fla., January 20, 2010 -- Scott Erickson, FEMA region 1 logistics chief, conferring with Gail Melanson, Order Unit Specialist (OU...OVERVIEW  The California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) Safety Assessment Program (SAP) is one of only two post-disaster assessment programs that will be compliant with the requirements of the forthcoming Federal Resource Typing Standards for engineer emergency responders.  Based on ATC-20/45 methodologies and forms, the SAP training course provides engineers, architects and code-enforcement professionals with the basic skills required to perform safety assessments of structures following disasters.  Licensed design professionals and certified building officials will be eligible for SAP Evaluator certification and credentials following completion of this program and submission of required documentation.  More Details about this training can be found on the NCSEA website.

DATE/TIME  October 26, 2012 from 9:30AM to 4:00PM CDT (10:30 EDT in Knoxville)

LOCATION This training will be presented in a webinar format, at the locations listed in the table below

WHO SHOULD ATTEND  Architects, professional engineers, building inspectors or skilled construction industry personnel with at least 5 years of verifiable general building design, construction, or inspection experience that are willing to volunteer as building inspectors after a disaster.  After completing the course participants will be retained in a database of trained inspectors, and in the event of an earthquake may be asked by the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to volunteer for post-earthquake building inspections.

REGISTRATION FEE  There is no charge for admission.  Space for this workshop is limited, registrations will be confirmed on a first come, first serve basis.  Please pre-register for this course by October 24, 2012 by using the links below.

CONTINUING EDUCATION   Participants will receive 5 hours continuing education, and will be issued a certificate of completion following the course


SEER, US&R Engineering/Response, and Proposed FEMA Credentialing Requirements

Safety Assessment Program Overview

Safety Assessment Process, Procedures and Safety

Building Evaluations: Seismic, Wind, Water, Other

Lifeline Systems and Facilities

Exercise and Review 





Ensafe Inc.
5724 Summer Trees Drive
Building #5

Memphis, TN 38138

Register for the Memphis course

Download the Memphis Course Flyer

Tennessee EMA Headquarters
Suiter Room
3041 Sidco Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Register for the Nashville course

Download the Nashville Course Flyer

299 N. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN  37919
(Start time is 10:30 EDT)

Register for the Knoxville course

Download the Knoxville Course Flyer

The course is being provided by sponsorships from the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA), Tennessee Structural Engineers Association (TN SEA), Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), and Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC). 

Billy Walker
Emergency Planner
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
Phone:  (615) 741-2669
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Jim Smithey
Middle Tennessee Structural Engineers Association
Phone:  (615) 604-0682
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