The International Code Council’s (ICC) International Building Code (IBC) Chapter 17 is titled Structural Tests and Special Inspections. This presentation provides background on special inspections for wood construction in addition to discussion on related topics such as prefabricated wood components, special inspections for lateral resistance, and structural observation as it pertains to the 2012 and 2015 IBC.
Primary Audience: Engineers, Code Officials
- Learn when a special inspection may be required on a structure.
- Become familiar with IBC provisions referencing different types of special inspections.
- Become familiar with specific items examined during a special inspection.
- Be aware of professional qualifications required to conduct code compliant special inspections.
Equivalencies: 1.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 1 Professional Development Hours (PDH)= 1 Learning Units (LU)