Course NumberET-02-901W
PDH Hours2
The Anatomy of Engineering Disasters: Chernobyl and Fukushima

Webinar: The Anatomy of Engineering Disasters: Chernobyl and Fukushima

Scheduled: Saturday, June 8, 2024, 9:00 – 11:00 am ET

Webinar calendar pdhAuthor: Aleksandr Treyger

In this live webinar, we explore two of the most catastrophic nuclear incidents in history – Chernobyl and Fukushima. This 2-hour course is suitable for all engineering disciplines as well as design and construction personnel eager to learn from past mistakes and enhance their ethical and technical acumen.

This course dissects the events leading up to the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters, providing a comprehensive analysis of the engineering failures and oversight. The webinar describes in detail the technical aspects and emergency responses as well as the crucial ethical decisions and safety protocols that were overlooked. By understanding these key elements, attendees will be better equipped to foresee and prevent future engineering failures in their fields.

Aleksandr Treyger brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, ensuring that participants gain a thorough understanding of these historical engineering disasters. The course is structured to foster an engaging and interactive learning environment, complete with detailed illustrations and technical data.

Register now and be a part of this enlightening journey through the lens of engineering disasters.

Learning Objectives

This Live Webinar course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Study origins and lessons learned from the Fukushima catastrophe.
  • Discuss reasons and lessons learned of the Chernobyl disaster.
  • Compare Chernobyl vs. Fukushima.

Note: This is a live webinar delivered via GoToMeeting. Login instructions will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the webinar and the morning of the webinar. If you have not received your instructions for any reason please call customer support the day of the event. Webinars are live and interactive and students will have the ability to directly interact with and ask questions of the presenter.

We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.