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The following information is intended for use by local jurisdictions as they prepare for the evaluation of buildings after a seismic event.
Buildings can suffer a lot of damage as a result of earthquakes. Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of the immediate dangers that these damaged structures may pose. To ensure the safety of the public, post-earthquake safety evaluations may be performed. This guide is intended to be used as a quick reference for completing the process.
Post-earthquake evaluation guide
Local building officials may be charged with helping to coordinate post-earthquake evaluations, and are a resource to each other to identify qualified individuals to help in the event of an earthquake.
Building official contact list
Individuals on this list have received post-earthquake evaluation training from the Building Codes Division consistent with the Post-earthquake evaluation guide.
Division post-earthquake training recipients list
Individuals on this list have indicated to the division that they have completed relevant post-earthquake damage inspector training.
Post-earthquake evaluation volunteer list
How to volunteer: If you have taken post-earthquake damage inspector training and would like to be added to this list, please use the Post-earthquake evaluation volunteer form. You may also use this form to have your name deleted from the list.
Note: Any state or local government should exercise caution when using non government employed volunteers for post earthquake evaluation or any other work. Appropriate consultation with legal counsel is a necessary step in developing local response plan.
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