Structural Safety

Overview

Structural Safety Committee

The CALBO Structural Safety Committee assists the CALBO membership in the application of seismic and structural design and inspection provisions. To meet this charge, the Committee works to develop and disseminate guidelines and recommendations for the application and interpretation of current and future codes. The Committee meets via teleconference, typically four to six times per year. 

Committee Goals

  1. Complete the review of the Earthquake Authority, FEMA and SEAOC earthquake strengthening of cripple walls in wood framed dwellings.
  2. Develop member advisory information pertaining to the code coverage and gaps for use of cross laminated timber (CLT) products.
  3. Create a seismic resiliency tool kit as a resource for jurisdictions.