Earthquake Protection

17 January, 2017

Optimum Seismic Presents at Earthquake Safety Seminar at CALBO Educational Event

By |2018-01-24T01:55:18+00:00January 17th, 2017|Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Retrofits|

Earthquake safety, building retrofits and the growing need for cities to prepare for the next major quake were among the topics discussed during the presentation. Optimum Seismic, a leading seismic retrofit company for the Greater Los Angeles region, recently delivered an extensive presentation on earthquake safety and the need for structural retrofits to the [...]

1 November, 2016

Are You Ready? “The Big One” is Overdue

By |2018-01-25T23:16:02+00:00November 1st, 2016|Earthquake Protection, Earthquakes|

Insurance of Older Buildings Made Easier with Earthquake Retrofits Last fall marked a brief period of heightened anxiety for us here in Southern California, when scientists announced that a swarm of seismic activity at the Salton Sea dramatically increased the risk of a major quake along the San Andreas fault. Newspaper headlines and radio [...]

1 March, 2016

Dispelling the Myths about Earthquake Safety

By |2018-01-29T23:17:23+00:00March 1st, 2016|Earthquake Protection|

Earthquakes have baffled civilizations for thousands of years. What causes them? Can we predict them? What can we do to lessen their impact? Modern science and engineering have helped us to gain a better appreciation and understanding of our world’s mighty tectonic forces. We have come a long way in the study of seismology, but [...]