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Delivery and installation

How to safely install roof trusses

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Guide to handling, storing and installing trussed rafters

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Unloading of inverted trusses

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Safe unloading of trusses by a forklift

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Loading of trussed rafters for delivery

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HBF guidance on manoeuvring of roof trusses

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Safe method for unloading trusses with a crane

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Risk assessment for manual unloads under 95kg

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Guidelines for the storage and installation of trussed rafters on site

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Recommended method statement of manually unloading trusses under 95kg

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Health & safety policy for the loading, haulage, delivery and installation of trussed rafters on site

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Design and specification

Creating roofscapes with trussed rafters

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Guide to Room in Roof (RiR) trussed rafters

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Chimney and hatch openings in trussed rafter roofs

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Standard bracing of room in roof trussed rafter roofs

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Standard bracing of simple duopitched trussed rafter roofs for dwellings

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Partition loads for Eurocode design

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The effect of sinking supports on masonry walls

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The use of nail plates in corrosive environments

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Mimimum timber thickness for attic truss members

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Guidance on design of trussed rafters for hoist loads

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Limits for cutting, notching and drilling of trussed rafters

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Design models for joints in trusses to BS EN 1995-1-1 (EC5)

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Guidance on design of trussed rafters for hoist loads update

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Guidance on design of trussed rafters to cater for storage loads

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Attic frame vibration checks for designs compliant with EN 1995-1

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Types of safety anchor and load applications for trussed rafter roofs

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Girder trusses (principal trusses) definitions and connecting together on site

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Design considerations for loads on movable screens hung under trussed rafters

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Other

Examples of basic trussed rafter profiles

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Loft conversions with trussed rafter roofs

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Bracing of Trussed Rafter Roofs - A brief history of the code requirements

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Strength classes for softwood based on edgewise bending tests

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NHBC 2016 Regulations Chapter 7.2 Pitched roofs

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