Safer Steps from Sloping Sidewalks
Kenneth LiDonnici, P.E.
This two hour online course breaks new ground in that it provides a method for avoiding the tripping hazards that exist in all existing stairways that interface with sloping surfaces. It provides an elegant solution to an age-old problem and leaves one wondering “why hasn’t this been done before?”
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
This course is intended for architects and engineers involved in stairway design.
Benefit to Attendees
Completion of this course will make the student one of an extremely small coterie of designers with a solution to the design of safe stairways from sloping sidewalks.
Since man has been building stairways that had to interface with sloping surfaces, they have introduced unsafe conditions that assuredly have caused untold thousands of accidents to the unfortunate pedestrians who have had no other choice but to use them.
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This new method, finally, provides a solution to the age-old problem of designing safe steps from sloping sidewalks.
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.