Critical Facilities: Hazardous High Winds

Dive into the world of resilience with Critical Facilities: Hazardous High Winds. This specialized course equips professionals with vital knowledge to safeguard critical facilities against the fury of high winds and severe weather events.

Two Hours


Provider Approval Information

  • FBPE Florida Board of Professional Engineers Provider #0009623
  • CE Broker #50-32681 Michigan Board Of Professional Engineers

Valid in states that do not issue Providership designations.

Explore engineering techniques, risk assessment methodologies, and cutting-edge solutions tailored for hazardous wind conditions. Whether you are a structural engineer, emergency management expert, or involved in facility planning, this course empowers you to fortify critical infrastructure, ensuring operational continuity and community safety. Join us to master the art of resilience, protecting essential facilities in the face of nature’s most formidable challenges.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify Critical Facilities.
  • Discuss Critical Infrastructure Sectors.
  • Examine Safety Challenges Facing Critical Facilities.
  • Evaluate Damage Risk Caused by High Wind.
  • Recall Methods of Making Critical Facilities Safe from High Wind Damage.
  • State Strategies for Mitigating and Preventing Wind Damage to Critical Facilities.

Who will Benefit from this Class

  • Structural Engineers
    Structural engineers specializing in building design can learn about advanced engineering techniques to fortify critical facilities against high winds, ensuring structural integrity and safety.
  • Civil Engineers
    Civil engineers involved in the construction of critical facilities, such as hospitals, emergency response centers, and power plants, can gain insights into design considerations specific to hazardous wind conditions.
  • Mechanical Engineers
    Mechanical engineers working on HVAC systems, emergency power systems, and other critical facility infrastructure can understand how to design systems that can withstand severe wind loads.
  • Electrical Engineers
    Electrical engineers dealing with power distribution and backup systems in critical facilities can learn about designing resilient electrical infrastructure capable of withstanding high wind events.
  • Emergency Management Professionals
    Professionals in emergency management can benefit from understanding the engineering principles behind critical facility design, aiding them in disaster preparedness and response planning.
  • Facility Managers
    Facility managers responsible for the maintenance and operation of critical facilities can gain insights into risk assessment methodologies and strategies for ensuring the continued functionality of essential systems during high wind events.
  • Government Officials
    Government officials responsible for building codes, regulations, and emergency response planning can gain knowledge about the engineering aspects of critical facility resilience, informing their policies and decision-making processes.

This course includes:

  • Virtual Access From Any Computer
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Competitive Pricing
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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The class will be available for twelve months after the date of purchase.

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