March 15, 2018
Scott Nacheman, Director of DeSimone’s Chicago office, alongside a panel of industry experts, will present a Post Disaster Assessment Training on disaster methodologies and documentation practices required to perform safety assessments of structures following earthquake, wind, and flood events. Seminar participants will review damage scenarios a Second Responder might encounter in the field and best practices to properly assess and record structural damage for later use by emergency management personnel.
The training is presented by SEAMASS, the Boston Chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), and the Massachusetts Engineers & Architects Emergency Response Committee (MEAER).
Monday, April 23, 2018 | 8AM to 4PM
The Kostas Research Institute – Burlington, MA
About Scott G. Nacheman:
As a Director of DeSimone’s Property Loss Consulting and Forensics Practice in the Midwest Region, Mr. Nacheman provides technical oversight and management of the firm’s Midwest PLC team, encompassing both pre and post-loss services. Scott has provided initial emergency response and condition assessment services for buildings damaged by hurricanes, tornadoes, collapses, fires, and building envelope failures. Mr. Nacheman’s professional experience has included investigating and designing repairs for contemporary and historic structures, in addition to many facets of emergency response and structural stabilization efforts.
About DeSimone’s Forensic and Property Loss Consulting Service:
With offices working collaboratively across the US, Latin America, and the Middle East, DeSimone has designed some of the world’s most recognizable structures, while integrating a forensics practice of structural, architectural, and MEP professionals, who have handled some of the most notable investigations of the last two decades. From the complex to the routine, DeSimone’s Forensic and Property Loss Consulting practice is driven by personalized service determined by the unique nature of each assignment. At the heart of our work is the investigation of damage to structures, building systems, and equipment. In many instances, the firm provides expert reports and testimony.