To ensure that the New York City Continuity of Operations (COOP) program meets the high standards set out by Executive Order #107, the Department of Buildings Continuity of Operations /Emergency Management Team in in collaboration with FDNY, will complete the mandated annual exercise for all DOB Inspectorial staff and Professionals.
I. Participants’ familiarization with COOP – DAPR (Damage Assessment and Power Restauration) requirements and procedures – operational plan for preparedness, response, and recovery.
II. Test the ability to provide transportation for DOB employees responding to an Incident and/or performing Structural Damage Assessment.
III. Familiarization with the Incident Action Plan (IAP) framework, Incident Command System (ICS), Emergency Operation Plan (EOP).
IV. Demonstrate the capability of department’s inspectorial staff and professional architects and engineers to conduct Rapid and Detailed Structural Damage Assessment.
V. Learn how to Conduct Post-Major Disaster Structural Damage Assessments by using Global Positional System the Collector for ArcGIS Application.
Participants will review the Construction Codes, FEMA and Applied Technical Council (ATC) requirements for Building Damage Assessment process - determine if structures that sustained incident-related damage are safe to enter/occupy:
- Post Disaster Structural Rapid Assessment (RA)
- Post Disaster Structural Detailed Assessment (DA)
- Evaluation of Empirically Designed Structures and what steps will be taken afterwards by recovery / restoration operations.
Participants will perform field assessments with a timetable, site map, and RA & DA forms on selected buildings within “damage zone,” and be concluded as
for ensuring the safety and welfare of building occupants, and further actions to repair, safeguard and re-occupy.
- Green (Inspected) or
- Yellow (Restricted Use) or
- RED (Unsafe)
VENUE: Fort Totten – Queens
The session is credited with 7.5 LU/HSW by AIA.
- Tuesday, October 09, 2018
- Wednesday, October 10, 2018
- Thursday, October 11, 2018
- Friday, October 12, 2018
- Tuesday, October 30, 2018
- Thursday, November 01, 2018
- Friday, November 02, 2018 Make-up session
DURATION: One Working Day - from 8am to 4pm; Expected Arrival: no later than 7:30 am