ADA, Building Codes, and Standards Relating to Handrails and Guards

Discuss the difference between handrails and guardrails and the building codes related to them
Sponsored by The Wagner Companies

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the differences between handrails and guardrails.
  2. Discuss building codes related to the design and installation of handrails and guardrails.
  3. Apply the International Code Council’s I-Codes to handrails and guardrails.
  4. Understand the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ANSI A117.1) in relation to handrails and guardrails.

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 AIBD P-CE
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.

This course will discuss the difference between handrails and guardrails, and building codes related to the design and installation of such rails. Gain knowledge of available resources to answer code-related questions.

ADA, Building Codes, and Standards Relating to Handrails and Guards

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