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Post-Disaster Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Coordinator Training

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Water Bureau Interstate Auditorium

664 N Tillamook

Portland, OR 97227

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FREE and open to all government employees. Not open to the general public or to private sector. Recommended if you are not eligible to be a certified post-earthquake building inspector, but may be an assistant or coordinator to them. Lunch will be provided.

Instructor: Allison Pyrch, Geotechnical Engineer, Hart Crowser

Course Description: Provides instruction on rapid and detailed evaluation procedures for evaluating earthquake-damaged buildings, as well as opportunity to practice inspection forms on paper and electronically. This training will an additional unit specific to Portland plans and procedures.

Cal OES issues training certificates and tracks participants, who can renew through the Cal OES website every five years.

Target Audience: If you are already ATC-20 certified, you do not need to also be SAP certified. Unlike ATC-20, SAP training is recommended for: All staff that are not Architects, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Commercial Building Inspectors, Commercial Building Plans Examiners, Residential Building Inspectors or Residential Building Plans Examiners, or for Bureau/Department/City/County Emergency Operations Center Responders, facilities maintenance techs, other types of engineers, public works employees, fire plans inspectors, and emergency managers. The training may be useful to anyone who may have to inspect the building they work in immediately after an earthquake, until it can be inspected by a qualified ATC-20 inspector.

Persons who are professionally registered engineers, licensed architects or building inspectors who complete this training can become certified SAP Evaluators (but it is not required to have both ATC-20 and SAP certifications). Others would be eligible to be Assistant Evaluators to SAP Evaluators or ATC-20 trained inspectors, and/or be Coordinators that facilitate Evaluator deployment.

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