ADA, Building Codes, and Standards Relating to Handrails and Guards

This AIA CES course will discuss the difference between handrails and guardrails, and building codes related to the design and installation of such rails. Gain knowledge of available resources to answer code-related questions. Contact Wagner for in office lunch and learn.

Credits: 1 LU hour HSW

AIA CES Cable & Lumenrail

Learning Objectives

After completion of this course participants will have a working knowledge of the following:

  1. Explain the differences between handrails and guardrails.
  2. Discuss building codes related to the design and installation of handrails and guardrails.
  3. Apply the International Code Council’s I-Codes to handrails and guardrails.
  4. Understand the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ANSI A117.1) in relation to handrails and guardrails.

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