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The webinar will be held July 18 and will award 1.5 PDHs. 

Steel Joist Institute Hosts "Welding In, On and Around Steel Joists" Webinar

June 26, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C., June 26, 2018 – The Steel Joist Institute (SJI) will present the new “Welding In, On and Around Steel Joists” webinar on Wednesday, July 18 from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

The SJI Standard Specifications 44th Edition contains new provisions requiring conformance to AWS D1.1 and D1.3, as applicable, with seven modified acceptance criteria as permitted by AWS D1.1 Clause 6.8. This webinar will discuss why SJI has changed the approach to weld standards for joists. It will also discuss the rationale behind Clause 6.8 and explain the seven modifications in detail. Presenters will also review how the new requirements help ensure quality welded joists.

Individual and site registration is now available online at Individual registration cost is $75. Each person who registers will receive his or her own link to the webinar, earn 1.5 PDHs and receive a certificate of completion from SJI. Site registration is also available for $300, allowing multiple attendees from the same company to utilize one link to the webinar.

About the Steel Joist Institute
Besides setting standards for the steel joist industry, the Steel Joist Institute works closely with major building code bodies throughout the country helping to develop code regulations regarding steel joists and Joist Girders. The Institute also invests thousands of dollars in research related to steel joists and Joist Girders, and offers a complete library of publications and other training, research and design aids. The Steel Joist Institute is a not-for-profit organization. For more information, visit or join the Steel Joist Institute LinkedIn group.


Melissa Breer
HLK Agency
Tel: 314.571.6299 

J. Kenneth Charles III
Managing Director
Steel Joist Institute
Tel: 843.407.4091