Practice Advisory 14: Long span steel roof trusses - welding and section checks

Valid from
1/06/2012

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Section 175 guidance
Format
Website

Description

This Practice Advisory was issued in response to concerns about the collapse of the Stadium Southland roof in Invercargill during a snow storm on 18 September 2010. It provides guidance for owners, territorial authorities and practising structural engineers.

Scope

This Practice Advisory is to:

  • alert building owners to the issues that the report has identified with this long span truss steel construction
  • provide advice to building owners to enable them to instruct Chartered Professional Engineers to review their buildings
  • alert practising structural engineers assessing existing long span roof trusses in buildings throughout New Zealand
  • provide advice to territorial authorities.

It applies to all existing buildings throughout New Zealand:

  • that have long span roof trusses (over 20 metres) fabricated from welded closed steel hollow sections such as circular and rectangular tubes
  • and to which members of the public have access.
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Practice Advisory 14: Long span steel roof trusses - welding and section checks

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Practice Advisory 14: Long span steel roof trusses - welding and section checks

Description

This Practice Advisory was issued in response to concerns about the collapse of the Stadium Southland roof in Invercargill during a snow storm on 18 September 2010. It provides guidance for owners, territorial authorities and practising structural engineers.

View on Information Provider website
Practice Advisory 14: Long span steel roof trusses - welding and section checks
Description

This Practice Advisory was issued in response to concerns about the collapse of the Stadium Southland roof in Invercargill during a snow storm on 18 September 2010. It provides guidance for owners, territorial authorities and practising structural engineers.

View on Information Provider website
This resource does not cite any other resources.

Practice Advisory 14: Long span steel roof trusses - welding and section checks

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