BCD710-1 – Special Inspections for Wood Construction

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) International Building Code (IBC) Chapter 17, titled Structural Tests and Special Inspections, will be covered in this program.  This presentation provides background on special inspections for wood construction, in addition to discussion on related topics such as prefabricated wood components and special inspections for lateral resistance as it pertains to the 2018 IBC.  Additionally, background and requirements for large high load diaphragms will be discussed.

Level: Advanced
Primary Audience: Engineers, Code Officials

Learning Objectives: 

  1. List when a special inspection may be required on a structure.
  2. Evaluate IBC provisions referencing different types of special inspections.
  3. Recognize the items examined during a special inspection.
  4. Describe special inspection requirements for large high load diaphragms.

Equivalencies: 1.5 Hour of Instruction = 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH) = 1.5 Learning Units (LU)


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