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The Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety contains many internet based resources.  The purpose of the web page is to provide hyperlinks for commercial property owners interested in improving the earthquake safety of their property.  This web page is intended to provide a quick reference to such web sites and files.  Below are hyperlinks to selected resources on the pages of the Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety.
Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety 2006
Edition
  6.0 MB [pdf]
New Edition: Effective October 1, 2006
The 2006 Edition of the Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety
replaces the 1998 Edition (effective October 1, 2006).
Quick Download  [pdf] 2006 version 2.0 MB (contains reduced quality images)
 
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How to Brace Your Water Heater Guidelines for Earthquake Bracing of Residential Water Heaters URL updated required:ladbs.org/faq/info bulletins/plumbing code/IB-P-PC 2002-003 Water Heater Bracing.pdf
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How to Secure Your Water Heater  URL updated required: oes.ca.gov/Operational/OESHome.nsf/PDF/EQ%2014%20tips/$file/water_heater.pdf
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FEMA 350 - Steel Moment Frame Provisions  URL update required: fema.gov/plan/prevent/earthquake/pdf/fema-350.pdf
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URL update required: aisc.org/Content/ContentGroups/Documents/2005_seismic_provisions/Reproletter-2005sp_2.pdf
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FEMA 74 - Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage  URL update required:.fema.gov/plan/prevent/earthquake/pdf/fema-74-reducing-1.pdf
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URL update required: .documents.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/pubs/SB1122.pdfhttp://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/pubs/SB1122.pdf:Nonstructural Earthquake Hazards in California Schools
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Installing Seismic Restraints for Mechanical, Electrical and Duct and Pipe  URL update required:.fema.gov/plan/prevent/earthquake/pdf/catalog.pdf
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Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks  URL update required:.fema.gov/plan/prevent/earthquake/professionals.shtm
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Consumer Guide to Hiring a Professional Engineer  URL updated required: ..ca.gdcaov/pels/consumer_guide.pdf
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Hiring an Architect  URL updated required: cab.ca.gov/pdf/consumers_guide_2006.pdf
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Tsunami Inundation and Evacuation Route Maps  URL updated required: http://www.oes.ca.gov/Operational/OESHome.nsf/...Highlight=0,tsunami
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Dam Inundation Maps  URL update required: abag.ca.gov/bayarea/eqmaps/damfailure/dfpickc.html
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Office of Emergency Services URL updated require:oes.ca.gov
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California Geological Survey  URL update required: consrv.ca.gov/dgs
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