Commercial Cooking Exhaust Systems

October 16, 2018 by  
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Hosted by the Canadian Fire Safety Association

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to provide information to attendees on commercial cooking exhaust systems including a review of code requirements, cleaning and system inspections

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will include discussion on:

  • NFPA 96 code requirements, specifically how it relates to kitchen exhaust cleaning (KEC).
  • How a kitchen exhaust system is inspected by a Certified Inspector.
  • Common issues that a (KEC) company would need to overcome.
  • Review of different types of Fans, Ducts and hoods.
  • Tips and tricks: Things to look for during a site inspection.

Additional Information:

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Location: CFSA Office – 2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$60.00 (including HST) for non-members

Who Will Benefit:

This seminar will benefit engineers, designers, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructor’s Biography:

Bill Doherty is co-owner and president of Pressure Kleen Services, a family owned and operated company since 1962. Active in the industry for 40+ years, Bill was the first Canadian Certified Exhaust System Inspector (CESI) and the first Certified Exhaust Cleaning Specialist (CECS) with the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA). Bill was appointed first president of the Canadian IKECA chapter by the board of directors. Bill has presented to the IKECA membership at their annual technical conference, the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators “Hells Kitchen” symposium, City of Mississauga fire inspectors, City of Toronto-Etobicoke fire inspectors, Intact Insurance, and more. Bill is a member of the Hotel Engineering Association of Toronto (HEAT), and the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA).

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CFSA Annual Education Forum

September 20, 2018 by  
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Canadian Fire Safety Association
Annual Education Forum

Thursday April 4, 2019

Paramount Conference & Event Centre
Woodbridge, Ontario










 

Information to follow

August 21, 2018 by  
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Job Posting: LRI Engineering Inc.

July 24, 2018 by  
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  • Job Title:  Technical Consultant
  • Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Position Overview

The Technical Consultant provides consulting services for private and public sector projects. Under the supervision of senior and intermediate staff, the Technical Consultant will work on a variety of tasks related to Building and Fire Code services including both overall Code application and fire protection systems. This position requires an outgoing individual that will work closely with clients to assist with their fire protection and life safety needs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Project administration
  • Client consultation (i.e. telephone, email and letter)
  • Attend client meetings and meetings with Authorities Having Jurisdiction
  • Proposal preparation
  • Travel to client sites
  • Technical report preparation
  • Drawing review
  • Assist Finance with project billing

Minimum Qualifications

  • University/College degree or diploma related to Fire Safety or similar
  • Able to obtain government security clearance
  • Knowledge of fire protection, life safety, Codes, standards and best practices is preferred
  • Technically oriented; good analytical and organizational skills; attention to detail; able to complete tasks and projects in established timelines
  • Past experience with fire alarm and/or suppression system design, installation and/or testing is considered an asset
  • Self-starter that exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness
  • An individual with high standards who holds themselves accountable
  • Confident and able to speak to large groups and train others
  • Versatile and able to manage varying workloads
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with project team members and Clients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset

ABOUT LRI

LRI Engineering Inc. is a Professional Engineering firm that specializes in fire protection engineering and building code consulting. It is the largest engineering firm in Canada that specialized exclusively in these services. The diversified staff at LRI includes experts with backgrounds in fire protection, and building code consulting, municipal plans examination and inspection, construction/development, life safety and emergency management, research and development, and fire protection equipment design, manufacturing and testing. Visit lrifire.com for more information.

LRI Engineering Inc. (LRI) welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. LRI is committed to principles of employment equity.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

2019 Edition of the NFPA 13 (CFSA) Handout

February 27, 2018 by  
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To view the 2019 Edition of the NFPA 13 (CFSA) Handout, please click here.

Renew Your Membership

February 27, 2018 by  
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CFSA Members can now renew their Membership online

If you are a CFSA Member, you can now conveniently renew your Membership online using the CFSA Portal.

Renew your Membership now!

Annual General Meeting 2018

January 4, 2018 by  
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The Canadian Fire Safety Association (CFSA) Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Paramount Conference & Event Centre in Woodbridge, ON beginning at 8:00 am.

For complete information, click here.

Firestopping Codes, Tests and Applications

December 14, 2017 by  
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HOSTED BY THE CANADIAN FIRE SAFETY ASSOCIATION

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Location: Durham College – 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4 (Room G213)
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Parking: The parking fee is included in the cost of the seminar
Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$55.00 (including HST) for non-members

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar will be to review of code requirements, tests and applications of firestopping.

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will review the following information:

  • Introduction – Project Study
  • Ontario Building Code, 2012 including defined terms, fire separations, closures, continuity of fire separations and integrity of fire separations.
  • Engineering Judgements
  • Application issues and design considerations

Who will benefit?

This seminar will benefit engineers, designers, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructors Biography:

Don Falconer founded Falconer Engineering and Testing in 2008 to provide Fire Protection Engineering Services and best apply his 39+ years of experience in fire protection and building construction.

Don’s career began in 1978 at Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC) where he gained expertise in testing and certifying construction materials–most notably full-scale fire testing of building constructions. At ULC he also had opportunity to participate in the fire safety standards and building codes development process.

Don spent the next 18 ••• years as Technical Manager with A/D Fire Protection Systems (now part of the Carboline Company), a leading manufacturer of sprayed fire-resistive materials, intumescent fire-resistive coatings for structural steel and fire stop systems. Don managed R&D, testing and certification, and the company’s technical/marketing support activities.

Don continues to participate actively with standards writing and industry organizations in order to always be up-to-date to best serve his clients, and to give back out of genuine concern for life safety.


How To Register
To register, you can use our secure online server or simply download our printable Registration Form (PDF), and mail or fax your completed Registration to the address indicated on the form.

This seminar may qualify for continuing education credits/learning hours when recertifying for designations (i.e. C.E.T., CFPS, CFEI, CFAA, etc.). This seminar will account for 2 hours.

 

ULC 561 FIRE SIGNAL RECEIVING CENTRES

February 8, 2017 by  
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February 28, 2017
8:30 amto11:00 am

ULC561CFSAMeetingNoticeWedFeb7-2017-1Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Re-Scheduled!

Location: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada, 7 Underwriters Road, Toronto, ON M1E 3A9

By Reservation Only – Limit 40 Persons

Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided

Certificate:  A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar

Fees:
$45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members; early-bird and group pricing available

$55.00 (including HST) for non-members

Seminar Objective:
The objective of this seminar will be to review the CAN/ULC-S561 “Standard for Installation and Services for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems” standard.

Seminar Outline:
The seminar will discuss requirements from the standard including:

  • Importance of fire alarm monitoring
  • Equipment, power supply, cables and wiring, protection service, protected premises, etc.
  • Installation of monitoring systems
  • Inspection and Testing

More Information and Registrations
For complete information and to register, simply download our printable registration form, and return your completed registration to the address indicated on the form.

CFSA Annual Education Forum

January 19, 2017 by  
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April 6, 2017

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