Cannabis Fire Risks: Home, Illegal & Legal Grow Operations

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Events, Fire Safety News

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).

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