CSA S502 draft on Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canada’s North is now available for Public Review.

The objective of this Standard is to inform communities on measures for safe roof snow removal from existing buildings and for protection of building occupants and assets from overloading risks due to increasing accumulations and weights. Procedures that can reduce risks for roof and building collapses are outlined, including procedures for monitoring heavy snow and ice accumulations, safe removal of snow on roofs when needed, and for maintenance and snow removal planning.

Here is the link: https://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/3930

Note that you will need to register in order to have access to the draft document and be able to comment.

The close date is October 18, 2020.