Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia: Guards – Making It Right

This seminar is intended to educate design and construction professionals as well as building authorities on the various issues surrounding person guards that are common on many residential and commercial projects in North America, with emphasis on B.C. codes and practices. The ultimate aim is to educate and help to improve the overall success rate and quality of guards on building projects in B.C. through cooperation and teamwork between disciplines and trades. Instructor Robert Jirava, B.A.Sc., P.Eng, M.IStructE, Struct.Eng graduated from UBC in 1994 with a B.A.Sc. in civil engineering. He spent 10 years designing various structures including commercial and residential buildings, specialized steel structures and water park structures. In 2003 he helped found RDJ Structural Designs where he has been a principal for four years. His firm has diverse areas of expertise including industrial tilt-up, special indoor and outdoor theme park play structures, and aluminum guardrails. The firm performs designs for several dozen professional guardrail installers in Western Canada and the USA. This seminar takes place on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location to be determined. For further information, please contact Shirley Chow, Professional Develompent Coordinator, at (Phone: 604-412-4865; Toll-Free: 1-888-430-8035 ext. 4865)

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