Training - Online
NISI S502 Online Training
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.
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
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.
Who Should Attend?
- Public works foremen
- Public housing maintenance manager
- Housing managers
- Utilities workers in Northern climates
- NISI Standards
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