The resources and links below are relevant to the field of structural engineering and may be of interest to industry and community members:

NCSEA SEER Committee

SEAMASS believes it's important to have an engineers’ emergency response group of second responders in the aftermath of disasters. We have been in communication with the New York City emergency response group and will be coordinating building safety and emergency response trainings in an effort to keep members engaged. A SEAMASS Building Safety and Structural Engineering Emergency Response Leadership meeting is being planned for Spring 2023. If you are interested in being a member, please Michael Fillion, PE, Committee Chair.

NCSEA Emergency Response Programs

Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures US (CROSS-US)

Structural Engineers Respond to Disasters and Advance the Practice

Disaster Response Alliance website

Per the 9th Edition Building Code

Initial Construction Control Document
Construction Control Progress Checklist 
Final Construction Control Document

Actions of Massachusetts Structural Advisory Committee
By Joseph J. Zona, PE, SECB

Recent Work of SEAMASS members on the Structural Advisory Committee regarding Existing Buildings
By Michael Fillion, PE, SECB

Worksheet Tool for use with 780 CMR Mass State Building Code Chapter 34, Existing Building
By Richard M. Croswell, PE, SECB

CODE ANALYSIS WORKSHEET for the 2009 International Existing Building Code with MA Amendments
(9 pages total:  1 page cover with instructions; 8 pages of worksheets)
MS WORD Version
PDF Version

SEAMASS Joins with SEI to Establish Structural Engineers Emergency Response Plan (SEER) in MA
By Jeffrey W. Struble, PE

Order Form for Soil Boring Logs

MA Board of Registration Finalizes Updates to 250 CMR
The Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors has finalized new regulations that comprehensively reform the rules governing the practices of engineering and land surveying in Massachusetts. The reforms went into effect on November 22, 2013, and will allow the use of new technologies in the course of performing engineering and land surveying work. The reforms also clarify existing regulatory requirements for licensed professionals. (Click title link to read full story.)

These profiles were contributed by members who submitted them for publication in SEAMASS NEWS.

Sakonnet Point Lighthouse Restoration
John M. Wathne, PE, Structures North Consulting Engineers

Other NCSEA Member Organizations in the Northeast:

Connecticut: CTSEC
Maine:  SEAM
New Hampshire:  SENH
New York:  SEAoNY
Rhode Island:  SEARI

A complete list of Structural Engineering Associations is listed on the NCSEA website.


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