Draft Standard of the AISC Specification for the Qualification of Steel Structures Inspectors Now Available for Public Review
June 15, 2005 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
The draft inspection personnel standard AISC Specification for the Qualification of Steel Structures Inspectors (AISC 202) is now available for public review by visiting www.aisc.org/ssidraft05-1 (a hard copy is available for a nominal fee of $12 by calling 312-670-7520 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org). This is the first public review of this document.
This standard describes the tasks and knowledge necessary for inspectors of structural steel projects. The qualification described is intended to offer assistance to building design and construction professionals and owners in qualifying individuals for independent 3rd party inspection of steel construction workmanship. The scope of this Specification does not include the inspection of safety issues, inspection of means and methods of erection, or addressing the substance and/or adequacy of the underlying project design.
Qualification to this Specification indicates that an inspector has demonstrated the fundamental level of knowledge of steel construction inspection defined within the specification. The scope of the qualification contains the following components:
- Contract Review
- Structural Steel
- Field Welding of Reinforcing Steel
- Erection of Structural Steel
- Field Inspection of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders
- Field Inspection of Metal Deck
- Shear Connectors
- Field Inspection of Floor Grating
- Inspection of Protective Coatings
- Communication and reporting
A review comment form may be downloaded by visiting www.aisc.org/ssireviewpdf (PDF format) or www.aisc.org/ssireviewdoc (Microsoft Word format). Please submit your comments electronically to email@example.com using the review comment form, or mail to Roberta Marstellar, AISC, Suite 700, 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 by August 1, 2005.
For more information contact:
VP of Communications
American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.
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