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An Electronic Adaptation of :

IDENTIFICATION AND REDUCTION OF NONSTRUCTURAL EARTH HAZARDS IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS, developed by Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness Project and Office of the State Architect, Structural Safety Section, February, 1990.

The publication of the above document was supported by funding through a cooperative agreement between the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the California Office of Emergency Services. The recommendations included in this document are intended to improve hazard mitigation. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, or the Office of the State Architect. The contents do not guarantee the safety of any individual, structure, or facility in an earthquake. Neither the United States nor the State of California assumes liability for any injury, death, or property damage that occurs in connection with an earthquake.


Director Richard K. Eisner

Deputy Director Paula Schulz

Project Planner Marlorie Greene

Project Planner Lynn Murphy

Staff Geologist Ed Bortugno

Editor Sarah Nathe

Public Information Eliza Chan

Library Consultant Catherine Firpo

Office Technician Dee Burroughs

Office Assistant Alonda Barrie

Student Assistant Scott McAfee

Library Assistant Paul Weinberg

BAREPP OFFICE: 101 8th Street, Suite 152, Oakland, CA 94607

(510) 540-2713



Acting Director Gilbert Nalera

Acting Deputy Director Cheryl Tateishi

Research and Evaluation James Goltz

Project Planner Terrie Monaghan

Associate Government

Program Analyst Jo Weber

Public Information Officer Greg Renick

Senior Structural Engineer Rick Ranous

Office Technician Carolyn Coulter

Word Proc. Technician Shirelle Johnson

Office Assistant Elaine Cuilty

San Diego

Project Planner Bobbie Walton

Office Technician Patricia Johnson

Santa Barbara

Project Planner Deborah Steffen

SCEPP OFFICE: 1110 East Green Street, Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91106

(818) 795-9055

OSA Staff

State Architect Harry Hallenbeck

Chief Structural Engineer Patrick Campbell

Code/Reseerch Engineer Dennis Bellet

OSA ADDRESS: 400 P Street, 5th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 445-0783

The principal contributors to the above volume were Marjorie Greene, Dennis Bellet, and Sarah Nathe. Graphics were produced by Kit Wong and Damian Robledo.

Edited for electronic adaptation by Farzad Naeim. The Graphics were redrawn for this electronic edition by the staff at John A. Martin and Asscoiates, Inc.