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Training/Formation NISI S502 Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canada’s North

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NISI S502 Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canadaís North


  • Infrastructure

NISI S502 Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canada's North

Who Should Attend

  • Public works foremen
  • Public housing maintenance manager
  • Housing managers
  • Utilities workers in Northern climates
  • Engineers

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Cancellation requests received more than 14 calendar days before start date of the event will receive a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Cancellation requests received within the 14 calendar days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable.

Substitution of event attendee will be permitted at any time prior to the start date. Participant substitutions are permitted at any time prior to the start of the event. Please ensure that the substitute has met any prerequisite requirements.

Payment must be received in full before the event. CSA reserves the right to cancel any event and will, in such case, fully refund all registration fees. No liability is assumed by the organizers for changes in conference dates, content, speakers or venue.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how changing snow loads affect Northern infrastructure, discover potential issues and what building elements to inspect
  • Receive guidance on building labeling, monitoring and procedures such as evacuation
  • Learn how to better identify buildings that are potentially at-risk
  • Learn the best practices to summarize changing snow characteristics such as weight, density, depth, and snow water equivalent
  • Determine when to use other standards that are referenced in CAN/CSA S502

Course Overview

This course provides guidance on how to apply the CAN/CSA S502 standard's requirements for managing changing snow load risks for buildings within Canada's North. Course participants will understand the main risk factors related to snow overloading and gain insight into the main options for managing snow overload conditions.

Why get Your Training From CSA?

In 2012, CSA Group was selected by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to develop standards to help address the impact of climate change in Northern Canada as part of the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative (NISI). CSA Group has actively been researching the role standards and codes play in helping to mitigate the risk associated with changing climate and its impact on infrastructure in various regions of Canada since 2005. Our training reflects the latest industry research and the experts of technical experts to help participants apply these standards.

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