Videos

An Introduction to the Steel Joist Institute

This 13-minute video provides an extensive overview of open web steel joists and their benefits, including strength-to-weight ratio, flexible and adaptable design, amazing durability and economic advantages. The video also reviews the Steel Joist Institute’s 80-year involvement in providing standards for the steel joist industry and its publications and Technical Digests.

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Safe Erection of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders

The 32-minute video guide on the safe erection of open web steel joists and joists girders was developed jointly with the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). It contains the necessary safety information for steel erectors, contractors and engineers.

Visually observe safe erection methods for unloading, storing at the jobsite, panelizing, erection bridging requirements, placing construction loads and proper handling methods.

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