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Title Design guide for improving hospital safety in earthquakes, floods, and high winds [electronic resource] : providing protection to people and buildings.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : Federal Emergency Management Agency, [2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  HS 5.108:H 79    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Risk management series
Risk management series (Washington, D.C.)
Note Title from PDF title page.
"FEMA 577."
"June 2007."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The objective of the "Design Guide for Improving Hospital Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds" is to inform and assist design professionals, hospital administrators, and facility managers in implementing sound mitigation measures that will decrease the vulnerability of hospitals to disruptions caused by natural hazard events. The intent of the Design Guide is to provide its audience with state-of-the-art knowledge on the variety of vulnerabilities faced by hospitals exposed to earthquakes, flooding, and high-winds risks, as well as the best ways to mitigate the risk of damage and disruption of hospital operations caused by these events.
Subject Hospital buildings -- United States -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hospital buildings -- Earthquake effects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Flood damage prevention -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wind resistant design -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Earthquake resistant design -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hospital Design and Construction -- standards -- United States.
Disaster Planning -- United States.
Earthquakes -- United States.
Floods -- United States.
Risk -- United States.
Safety Management -- United States.
Wind -- United States.
Earthquake resistant design. (OCoLC)fst00900877
Flood damage prevention. (OCoLC)fst00927487
Hospital buildings -- Design and construction. (OCoLC)fst01431923
Hospital buildings -- Earthquake effects. (OCoLC)fst01431937
Wind resistant design. (OCoLC)fst01175685
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Handbooks, manuals, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Other Form: Print version: Design guide for improving hospital safety in earthquakes, floods, and high winds. [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, FEMA, [2007] (DLC) 2007473348 (OCoLC)185040935
Standard No. NLM 101497756
Gpo Item No. 0520-E-02
0520-E-02 (online)
Sudoc No. HS 5.108:H 79

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