Ensuring Compliance With the Ontario Building Code
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Develop valuable knowledge on critical parts and interpretation of the Ontario Building Code as amended
- Learn about what's new in the OBC
- Find out how objective-based codes can work to your advantage and save thousands of dollars
- Enforce rules of construction in future, preventing litigation
- Reduce the risk of costly building repairs
The Ontario Building Code Compendium is divided into several parts dealing with the building's size and use as well as parts dealing with various specialty fields involved in the design of building elements (e.g. Non-combustible construction, Barrier-free). This course is focused on how to use the Ontario Building Code.
This is an interactive course where you are working with the code as well as the instructor with real examples.
Students are required to purchase and bring their copy of the current Ontario Building Code Compendium to the course
- The Building Code Act
- Fire Protection, Occupant Load, Occupant Safety and Accessibility
- Combustible Construction
- Building Size and Construction Relative to Occupancy
- Fire Alarm and Detection
- Additional Requirements for High Buildings
- Emergency Lighting and Power Supply
- Exit Requirements
- Vertical Transportation
Who Should Attend
Building officials • Building code, Architectural and Engineering Consultants • Home Inspectors • Designers • Developers • Individuals who are required to achieve compliance • Persons who want to prepare to write provincial examinations in order to receive a BCIN Qualification
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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
- Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.
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