Seismic Design & Retrofit of Acute Care Facilities

This resource provides engineering professionals a list of materials addressing seismic design and retrofit issues of acute care facilities (hospitals).

  • International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) – Understanding the Vulnerability of Hospitals to Natural Disasters (2004)
  • IRMI
  • MCEER – Articles on Hospital Research
  • MCEER – Enhancing the Resilience of Acute Care Facilities: An Overview of MCEER Research
  • MCEER – Seismic Retrofit of Acute Care Facilities
  • Seismic Safety – Will California's Hospitals Be Ready for the Next Big Quake?
  • Seismic Safety
  • SB1953 and the Challenge of Hospital Seismic Safety in California
  • SB1953
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Preparing for the "Big One"—Saving Lives through Earthquake Mitigation in Los Angeles, CA
  • HUD