Tuesday, November 2 | 9 am – 4 pm

(six-hour, full-day class)

Lunch break is from 12-1 pm | Brief breaks every hour | Open Q&A

A1) Wood Framing Requirements in the 2021 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC)

 Presented by Randy Shackelford, PE, Simpson Strong-Tie and
David Gilroy, Simpson Strong-Tie

Class Description:

This full-day class will cover the requirements for wood framing in the 2021 Oregon Residential Code.  The morning session will cover the anchoring requirements of Chapter 4, the wall framing requirements of Chapter 6, and the roof framing requirements of Chapter 8.  The afternoon session will cover the floor framing requirements of Chapter 5, and the wood deck construction requirements of Chapter 5.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize methods to meet anchoring requirements for wood plates.
  2. Recognize methods to meet requirements for construction of wood floors.
  3. Recognize methods to meet requirements for construction of wood decks.
  4. Recognize methods to meet requirements for construction of wood walls.
  5. Recognize methods to meet requirements for construction of wood roofs.

Class Materials/Books to Reference: 
  • Copy of the International Residential Code (IRC) or Oregon Residential Specialty Code

Target Audience: 

  • Plan Reviewers, Inspectors, Home Designers, Builders

Levels of Expertise:

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

About our Presenter:

Randall (Randy) Shackelford is Manager of Codes and Compliance with Simpson Strong-Tie Company, where he has been employed since 1994. He provides technical assistance and training on building codes, wind and earthquake resistant construction, and the use of Simpson Strong-Tie connectors to builders, designers, consumers, and building officials throughout the country. He monitors building codes and construction standards nationwide, and manages the ICC code development process for Simpson Strong-Tie. He also serves on several code-referenced standards writing bodies, including the ASCE 7 Main Committee and Wind Load Subcommittee, the American Wood Council Wood Design Standards Committee, and several ASTM D07 Committees.

David Gilroy is Senior Territory Manager for Simpson Strong-Tie, where he has been employed for 25 years. He covers the state of Oregon and parts of Southwest Washington.

ICC Preferred Provider Program Continuing Education Credit (ICC PPP CEUs):

OBOA is an approved International Code Council (ICC) Preferred Provider. The Preferred Provider Program recognizes and promotes ICC-approved educational offerings as they relate to codes, standards and guidelines, as well as building construction materials, products and methods. ICC certificate holders may obtain ICC CEUs from Preferred Providers that can be applied toward the renewal requirements of ICC’s certification program. It is the intent of OBOA that all classes offered at institutes will be approved for the Preferred Provider Program.

ICC PPP Approved Course | Course # 29860 | 0.6 CEUs (must attend full six hours for credit)

An ICC CEU is a continuing education unit; each 10 clock hours of continuing education equals 1 CEU. Our typical one-day seminar has 6 hours of instruction, or 0.6 CEUs. Credit is awarded for a variety of activities wherein the objective is achieving relevant professional knowledge beyond that required for initial certification. Participation in all OBOA courses are approved for International Code Council (ICC) certification renewal continuing education credits as noted for each class. Please check with your appropriate jurisdiction and/or institution regarding your specific continuing education credit needs.

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