Passive Performance Criteria & Combustible Cladding

November 13, 2018 by  
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Hosted by the Canadian Fire Safety Association

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to clarify the relationship between various passive fire performance parameters in the Canadian Code context, and to provide an update on key potential NBCC 2020 changes.

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will include discussion on:

  • Overview of Fire Resistance ratings, reaction to fire testing, and non-combustibility in the Canadian Code context
  • Review current NBCC & OBC Code requirements for use of Combustible Claddings
  • Discussion of key proposals being processed for NBCC 2020

Additional Information:

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Location: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada – 7 Underwriters Road, Toronto, ON M1E 3A9
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:

Tony Crimi, P.Eng., MASc., is a registered professional engineer and founder of A.C. Consulting Solutions Inc., specializing in building- and fire-related codes, standards, and product development activities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Working with manufacturers and industry associations, he advocates for approval and safe use of materials and products, and for their code recognition. Crimi has more than three decades of experience in the area of codes, standards, testing, and conformity assessment. He is an active participant in International Code Council (ICC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ASTM, UL, and ISO, and is the immediate past-chair of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) Standing Committee on Fire Protection.

How to Register?

Register Online Register by Mail/Fax

Cannabis Fire Risks: Home, Illegal & Legal Grow Operations

November 13, 2018 by  
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Hosted by the Canadian Fire Safety Association

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to review the fire risks associated with cannabis in the home and illegal and legal grow operations.

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will include discussion on:

  • Fire risks for oil extraction at home
  • Illegal grow operations (non-residential), fire risks (i.e. electrical/heat lamps, etc.)
  • Fire risks for legal grow operations (oils/chemicals on site)
  • Case studies of past fire incidents/inspections

Additional Information:

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 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 10:30 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:

David Laks is VP/Risk Control Services Manager Eastern Canada on the Risk Services team. He brings 30 years of experience in risk control consulting. He develops and implements solutions in the areas of property loss control, building envelop analysis, risk mitigation, construction management, training, business continuity, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining HUB, Mr. Laks was the Loss Control Manager with a Fortune 100 food manufacturing company responsible for all aspects of property risk management. Mr. Laks leads HUB’s Cannabis Risk Service technical group. Currently, Mr. Laks is a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) – Ontario Chapter, and the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI).

How to Register?

SOLD OUT!

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










 

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!