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Webinar to Explain OSHPD’s Proposed Seismic Design Category: SPC-4D
Learn details of SPC-4D and how to determine eligibility

CHA will hold a webinar May 12 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PT) to explain the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s proposed building standards for a new seismic design category — Structural Performance Category 4D (SPC-4D). The proposed category meets the requirements of the Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act and acceptable structural engineering practices. SPC-4D standards are currently under review by the California Building Standards Commission. If adopted, SPC-4D will provide an alternative seismic category for hospitals to consider in meeting their 2020 and/or 2030 deadlines. To learn more or to register, visit www.calhospital.org/oshpd-new-seismic-design-web.

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