Handling, Erection and Bracing of Wood Trusses
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The Truss Plate Institute of Canada would like to acknowledge the contribution of the work done by the Western Wood Truss Association of Alberta in the preparation of this document.




The video, Long Span Trusses: How to Handle, Erect and Brace (93,738KB) is available for viewing using Windows Media Player which is a free downloaded from Microsoft.

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This video, produced for the Prevention Division of the Worker's Compensation Board of British Columbia, is an excellent resource for demonstrating accident prevention in regards to truss installation.

The Truss Plate Institute of Canada would like to thank the Western Wood Truss Association of BC for permission to post this video here.