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Seismic Safety: Will California’s Hospitals Be Ready for the Next Big Quake?
For 33 years, Calif. has explored options to mitig

 
Our Price: $15.00
By Barry Leonard (ed)
Year: 2007
Pages: 5
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1422312860

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For 33 years, Calif. has explored options to mitigate the seismic vulnerability of its hospital buildings. The San Fernando Valley earthquake in 1971, which destroyed a number of hospitals, prompted the Calif. legis. to pass an act mandating that all new hospital construction meet stringent seismic safety require. In 1994, after the Northridge earthquake severely damaged a number of hospitals, the legis. passed Senate Bill 1953 which put hospitals on a firm schedule for meeting seismic safety goals. This report looks at the progress Calif. hospitals have made toward complying with SB 1953; the  challenges they face in achieving compliance, incl. the dramatic rise in construction costs, & the potential of such costs on hospitals, Illustrations.

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