Institute strengthens inspectors’ skills to make homes safer from the ground up
An International Code Council institute will help First Preventers, including residential inspectors, building inspectors, plumbing inspectors and electrical inspectors, make sure Washington homes are built safely.
First Preventers prevent harm by ensuring compliance with building safety codes before a disaster occurs. These building safety professionals can strengthen their skills to ensure homes are built safely from the ground up and in accordance with the 2006 International Residential Code, at the Residential Inspection Institute, December 8-12, in Seattle, Wash.
Institute attendees will learn how to improve their skills with all types of residential inspections, beginning with footings, foundations, and roof framing; covering the residential plumbing inspection process; addressing inspections for mechanical equipment; and wrapping up with electrical requirements during the five-day course,. They also will have the opportunity to talk with professional instructors, ask code questions, discuss code enforcement related to residential inspections, and network with their peers.
To register for the Residential Inspection Institute, visit www.iccsafe.org/training/institutes or call 1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 33818. The registration fee, which includes continental breakfast and lunch, is $780 for Code Council members and $980 for non-members. Registrants also receive instructional materials and continuing education credit.
The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states choose the International Codes, building safety codes developed by the International Code Council.