Two Classes: 2018 IRC Safety Glazing Provisions w/Indiana Amendments AND 2018 IRC Residential Deck Construction w/Indiana Amendments

  • 18 Feb 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual Program


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2018 IRC Safety Glazing Provisions w/Indiana Amendments AND 2018 IRC Residential Deck Construction w/Indiana Amendments

Date: February 18, 2021

  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1-hour allotted for lunch
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

This training class will consist of two half-day (3-hour) virtual seminars.  Registration and pricing is for the entire day.  Registrants must attend both sessions to qualify for reimbursement from the Statewide Fire & building Safety Education Fund.


Member $100

Non-member:  $125

This is a virtual class and will be held via Zoom.  The link to Zoom and a PDF of the handout will be emailed directly from ICC to registrants.  The course completion certificate will be emailed by ICC several days after the class.

This course consists of six contact hours and earns .6 ICC PPN CEU's

*IABO has applied for funding through the Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund (675 IAC 12-11).  If you are a current IABO member,  please DO NOT pay in advance as an invoice will be sent after the class.

Course Description:  2018 IRC Safety Glazing Provisions w/Indiana Amendments

This seminar examines the safety glazing requirements of the 2020 Indiana Residential Code, and illustrates the application of the provisions in various scenarios. Coverage includes testing and labeling requirements, and examples of approved materials. the program identifies hazardous locations related to glazing in residential buildings, explores design choices in satisfying the code requirements, and analyzes examples of typical glazing installations for compliance with the safety glazing provisions.

  • Identify the safety glazing provision in the 2020 InRC
  • Apply the safety glazing provisions in plan review and inspection
  • Describe testing and labeling requirements
  • Identify hazardous locations related to installations of safety glazing
Course Description:  2018 IRC Residential Deck Construction w/Indiana Amendments

This half-day seminar introduces basic design and construction methods for single-story residential wood decks. The vertical and lateral load paths of conventional residential decks are now addressed in the 2020 Indiana Residential Code.  Specific design guidance includes convenient span tables for joists and beams and charts of post sizing limitations and connection methods.  Figures for multiple lateral connections make connection to an existing dwelling simpler and require less removal of existing materials.

  • Identify vertical and lateral load paths of conventional residential decks
  • Apply requirements of the 2020 InRC to a deck plan
  • Identify minimum local footing size and material
  • Determine appropriate beams and joist span lengths from tables
  • Identify reasonable decking and joist materials
  • Determine best lateral connection for deck to existing dwelling
  • Apply requirements for stairway, railing and handrail size and materials
  • Determine potential hazards due to glass, water and electricity and apply code requirements for location


Instructor: Roger Axel, CBO

Building Official, Retired; 12 years construction experience as self-employed contractor, 30 years inspection experience (10 years building inspector, 5 years plans examiner,15 years building official) including single and multi-family residential, educational, industrial, business and mercantile occupancies including the Mall of America; Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Education, University of Minnesota; Associate in Applied Science Degree in Building Inspection Technology, Inver Hills Community College; State of Minnesota Certified Building Official; Multiple International Code Council Certifications; ICC instructor; instructor for Housing and Building Inspection Institute at UW-Madison College of Engineering; instructor for MN Licensed Residential Contractor continuing education seminars; past Chairman, and past Executive Officer of the Association of MN Building Officials; active member of the Association of MN Building Officials, the 10,000 Lakes Chapter, MN Building Permit Technicians and the Upper Great Plains Region III Chapters of the International Code Council.

Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.  No late registrations will be accepted. 

After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.

Cancelation Policy:
All cancelations must be received in writing no later than February 14, 2021 to avoid penalty.  All late cancelations and no shows will be billed $50.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

Attendance Notice Regarding Certificates/Funding: 

Indiana Association of Building Officials is committed to complying with the requirements of the Division of Fire and Building Safety, as they administer the education fund.

As Indiana Association of Building Officials submits the request for funding on behalf of the membership, IABO will not submit an attendee’s name who does NOT attend the entire class; failure to attend the entire class renders that attendee ineligible for funding.

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