Promoting Seismic Safety

Credit: 4 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 52

How it Work!

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  2. After passing the quiz, follow the page, pay for the course and print your certificate.

Course Summary

Promoting seismic safety can be challenging because people seem indifferent to its benefits or decision-makers dismiss good ideas about ways to make buildings and communities more resistant to the damaging effects of earthquakes.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Successful Seismic Safety Advocacy
  • Earthquake Basics
  • The ABC’s of Seismic Building Codes
  • Policies and Legislation
  • Appearing Before Committees
  • Informing and Persuading
  • Partnerships for Seismic Safety
  • Working with Experts
  • Effective Risk Communication
  • Using the Media

Course Author

Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

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This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.


Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering



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