Special Inspections under International Building Code Chapter 17 Seminar
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Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Overview of Special Inspections
General program guidelines
Special inspector qualifications
Testing and inspection agency accreditation
Forms, schedules and agreements
Soil and Foundation Inspections
Existing soil conditions
Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
Prestressed and precast concrete
Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement
Pre-engineered metal buildings
Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
AWC and AISI publication references in Code
Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
Lateral framing inspection practices
Seismic resistance/isolation systems
Exterior Insulation/Finishes and Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
Exterior insulation and finish systems
Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
Material Standards and Load Tests
Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
In-situ load tests
Pre-construction load tests
Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
Final report, required documentation and distribution
7.0 HSW CEPHs/CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects in most states, including Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Texas.
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Michael L. Savage, MCP, CBO, CFPS, CEI-MDirector of Building Safety for Marion County, Florida
Mr. Savage has been in the inspection field for more than 25 years. He has been a plans examiner, a combination inspector, a chief inspector and chief building official. Mr. Savage has completed plan reviews and inspections on all types of structures from single-family dwellings, decks and sheds to micro-breweries and manufacturing/industrial facilities. He currently serves as the director of building safety/building official for Marion County, Florida. Mr. Savage holds 42 International Code Council certifications, including master code professional and certified building official. In addition, he is a NFPA-certified fire protection specialist (CFPS) and IAEI certified electrical inspector – master. He is also licensed as a building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical inspector in the State of Maryland, and he is a qualified electrical inspector in the State of Delaware. Mr. Savage is also licensed as a building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspector in the State of New Mexico. He is actively involved in the code making processes and holds committee memberships on such bodies as NFPA, IAEI and UL, and he is a member of the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors. Mr. Savage’s past positions include the following: president of the Central New Mexico Chapter of Building Officials, president of the IAEI NM Chapter, ICC Region XI Development Committee and past president and Executive Council member of Region XI. Mr. Savage was appointed to the ICC-Evaluation Services Board of Managers in 2015, the ICC Compliance Code Action Committee (CCAC) and the ICC Code Correlation Committee (CCC). He has taught, and implemented, special inspections programs throughout the country resulting in safer, code-compliant buildings.
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Course Title: Special Inspections Under the International Building Code Chapter 17
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 7.0 live lecture presentation examines special inspection guidelines, inspection standards for soils and foundations, concrete and masonry construction, steel, wood, cold-formed steel, wind and seismic design, exterior insulation, finishes and fire resistance, smoke control, material standards, and load tests. This course also covers ethical issues related to special inspections.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe special inspection requirements for site preparation, foundations, concrete reinforcement, concrete placement and masonry placement.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify special inspection requirements for wood and cold-formed steel framing and fasteners.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to meet special inspection requirements for exterior insulation and finishes, and for fire resistance and smoke control.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with requirements for design strength of materials and in-situ load tests.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction, code compliance and inspections.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/06/2022
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