Lumber Grade Stamps: What You Need to Know!

The Safety Codes Council is pleased to announce that Wood WORKS! Alberta is offering a free educational session on Grade Stamps, a great opportunity for Building SCOs and others who work in the industry.

This is a virtual presentation that will take place on Thursday, April 8 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

This presentation will cover the following:

  • The structure of the North American Grading systems, with a focus on grade stamps, the branding of stamps, and the deceptive stamps that are increasingly being reported
  • The function of the monitoring system in Alberta (AFPA quality control)
  • The process by which lumber is graded and the appropriate uses of the different grades
  • Samples of lumber will be highlighted to illustrate the different grades of lumber

In order to attend, register via Wood WORKS! Alberta. Safety codes officers can self-report continuing education credits for attending.

After successful registration, you will receive the access details in an email. If you don’t see the email, be sure to check your spam filter!