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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.

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Watch now: Building guards: Field and laboratory testing

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.

Webinar date 

Sept. 20, 2022


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


This webinar will help you gain a better understanding of 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. 

Learning objectives:
  • Understand the scope of the CSA A500 standard.
  • Present the various test criteria required to evaluate compliance with the standard.
    • Laboratory performance tests, including different types of loading and measured deflection, impact and retention after breakage, penetration cone and marking
    • In situ performance tests, such as different types of loading and measured deflection.

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