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Safety in Construction: Temporary Reinforcing Structure



Determined to help enhance safety and health awareness associated with construction of reinforcing steel columns, industry leaders, regulators and  academic experts are working together to develop simple and practical guidelines on methods of analysis for erecting and placing reinforcing cages on construction sites.

Please join Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Harris Rebar, and Dr. Ahmad M. Itani,  University of Nevada, Reno for this important seminar on construction site safety.

Agenda (2-Hour Session)

Introduction – Bethany Hennings

  • Industry Concerns: Review of various reinforcing accidents involving failure of reinforcing structures
    Lyle Sieg, Harris Rebar
  • Stability of Rebar Cages During Construction:
    Dr. Ahmad M. Itani

Question and Answer Wrap Up

Dr. Ahmad M. Itani is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is registered Civil
Engineer in the States of California and Nevada and Structural Engineer in the State of California. Professor Itani investigated the
seismic behavior of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Richmond San Rafael Bridge, the Mascone Center and UCLA hospital.
He worked as a bridge engineer in the Earthquake Engineering Office at the California Department of Transportation in 1991-1994.

March 27, 2012

3:00 – 5:00 P.M.

Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA)
3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3

To resgister visit www.crsi.org and click on the Vancouver Safety Seminar events banner.

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Bethany Hennings, CRSI Western Region Manager, bhennings@crsi.org or 209-499-4740.


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