EDA Webinar: Disaster response as a part of demolition

Presentation

The webinar “Disaster response as a part of demolition” was held by EDA. It was given by Mr. Mr. Bill Moore, from ERM; Mr. David Sinclair, from SAFEDEM USA, and Mr. Adolfo Garcia, from dMol.

In this webinar the speakers discuss about what a demolition company can bring and contribute to disaster management in different parts of the world. They also offer several examples and case studies to further illustrate these issues.

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Disaster response as a part of demolition

 

Program

Part 1: Presentation

  • What is EDA?
  • What is NDA?
  • Why do we do this webinar?

Part 2: What can the experience of a demolition company bring to disaster management in collaboration with United Nations?

  • What categories of disasters that determine local or a national response exist?
  • What is the experience with United Nations Demolition Engineer for UNOPS?
  • What expertise can the demolition community bring to the UN?
  • What are some of the steps the industry can take to bring about awareness and what connections need to be made with the UN?

Part 3: What can a demolition company contribute to disaster management in EEUU? The NDA experience

  • Why is it important to determine agencies and government contacts in charge of a potential disaster?
  • What are the materials NDA developed and how can they be used?
  • What are the lesson learned from the NDA (National Demolition Association’s) experience developing materials for companies and government end-users?

Part 4: What can a demolition company contribute to disaster management in other countries?

  • How is the disaster management in Madrid and how can demolition companies contribute?
  • Case stories:
    • Turkey earthquake, 1999
    • Chile earthquake, 2010
    • Madrid: gas explosions, fires, snowstorms, landslides, subsidence

 

Speakers

Mr. Bill Moore
ERM

Mr. David Sinclair
SAFEDEM USA

Mr. Adolfo García
dMol

 

Practical information

Date May 19, 2021
Video Recording of the webinar
Duration  37 minutes
Format On-line: The video is available at the bottom of this page for logged in users with valid access.
Conference book Includes all the slides presented by the speakers
Pages 44 pages
Format On-line: The document is available at the bottom of this page for logged in users with valid access.

 

 


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