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Sep 20, 2022
  • Webinar

Building Guards: Field and Laboratory Testing

Learn about the new CSA A500 standard for the design, construction and installation of building guardrails and discover how laboratory and field testing is conducted.

Glass building guardrail

Date & Time

Starts

Sep 20, 2022 2:00pm EDT

Ends

3:00pm EDT

Location

Online

This interactive question and answer webinar will familiarize you with the new CSA A500 standard for building guards, which governs the design, construction and installation of building guardrails.

Our experts will help you clarify the details of this new standard and help you better understand how the various compliance tests are conducted, both in the laboratory and on-site. During the webinar, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to the CSA A500 standard
  • Laboratory performance tests
    • Different types of loading and measured deflection.
    • Impact and retention after breakage.
    • Penetration cone.
    • Marking
  • In situ performance tests
    • Different types of loading and measured deflection.

Objectives

  • Understand the scope of the CSA A500 standard.
  • Present the various test criteria required to evaluate compliance with the standard.

Speaker

Robert Jutras P.Eng., principal engineer, Building Envelope Performance, UL Solutions

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