Department of Building and Housing Building Controls Update No. 133 – Practice advisory on long span steel roof trusses

Issue 40 – July 2012

The Department of Building and Housing has issued Practice Advisory 14: long span steel roof trusses in response to the collapse on 18 September 2010 of the Stadium Southland roof in Invercargill, during a snow storm.

The Practice Advisory provides guidance to building owners, territorial authorities, and practising structural engineers.

Summarised from Department of Building and Housing Building Controls Update No. 133

Published in building.