Presentation on theme: "By: FLORIDA STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION. We’ve had ‘the problem’ in the past. Harbour Cay Condominium Turner Agricultural center Berkman."— Presentation transcript:
By: FLORIDA STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION
We’ve had ‘the problem’ in the past. Harbour Cay Condominium Turner Agricultural center Berkman Plaza II We have ‘the problem’ today. We’ll continue to have ‘the problem’ in the future unless we do something.
Education Emphasize structural classes CEUs and PDHs – in the area of practice. Experience Require experience in the area of practice. Examination Required examination in the area of practice (S.E.). Ethics Must be taught and emphasized. Enforcement Define the qualifications of a structural engineer. Add specific definitions to define ‘area of practice.’
EGO Structural Licensing isn’t about the individual engineer. It’s an aid to help us fulfill our ethical obligation to: “Hold paramount and safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the public.”
The Public The Profession
Do buildings have to fall down and people die before we do something about an obvious and preventable problem?
By themselves, structural licensing and Practice Acts won’t fix all of the problems. We must actively seek to improve all 6 E’s. But they’re ONE BIG step in the right direction.