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Slide 15

Slide 15


TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: Definition of Residential Construction
    Type: Text Slide
    Content:

    • In order to be classified as residential construction, two elements must be met:
      -The end-use of the structure being built must be as a home, i.e., a dwelling; and
      -The structure being built must be constructed using traditional wood frame construction materials and methods.
      • The limited use of steel l-beams to help support wood framing does not disqualify a structure from being considered residential construction.
    At the bottom left is slide number 15.

    At the bottom right is OSHA's logo.

    Speaker Notes:

    The end- use of the structure being built must be as a home, i.e., a dwelling ... and,
    The structure must be constructed using traditional wood frame construction materials and methods.
    The limited use of steel I-beams to help support wood framing does not disqualify a structure from being considered residential construction.
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