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Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks (FEMA 460)


FEMADeveloped for FEMA by the Building Seismic Safety Council, this guidance concerns the life-safety risk posed by the storage racks in publicly accessible areas of retail stores, especially the risk of rack collapse or loss of stored goods during an earthquake.
(2005, 3.7MB pdf)

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