Remote Inspections Workshop

October 8, 2020


2020-10-08 2020-10-08 Remote Inspections Workshop America/Toronto



CFSA Online Learning (Once registered, additional information will be provided regarding the webinar URL)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 

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

This workshop may qualify for continuing education credits/learning hours when recertifying for designations (i.e. C.E.T., CFPS, CFEI, CFAA, etc.).  This workshop will account for 1 hour.


  • $25.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
  • $32.50 (including HST) for non-members
  • $10.00 (including HST) for students


This webinar describes practical methods for application of remote inspections, identifying where each method has proven successful. Methods are evaluated against critical factors: quality, time, and investment. Real case studies feature some of the world’s most prestigious and complex projects in United Arab Emirates (UAE). This webinar summarizes lessons learned based on 13 years’ experience using remote inspections.  It addresses best international practices and provides tools to minimize your liability while maintaining the highest levels of quality assurance when practicing remote inspections!  



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


Bassem Khalil is a Senior Consultant at Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd. Prior to joining Jensen Hughes, Bassem was an Expert Advisor for U.A.E Government GHQ Civil Defense and a Practice Leader in fire consultancy & remote inspections.  Mr. Khalil has developed diverse expertise, and his skills & efforts were recognized by the NFPA Standards Council who accepted his proposal for a new standard, NFPA 915 “Standard for Remote Inspections”.

Mr. Khalil has served for over 19 years on several National Fire Code Committees, including the NFPA 915 Remote Inspections, UAE Fire Safety Code of Practice (2011 & 2017), Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council "Urban Street Design Manual”, and many more. He was awarded "The Excellence Award & Medal Of Honor" in 2013  by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, U.A.E Ministry Of Interior (M.O.I), is the highest award bestowed by UAE M.O.I for outstanding contributions to U.A.E Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Department.

Mr. Khalil earned his Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from the High Institute for Architecture & Business Administration Technology in Cairo, Egypt. He holds multiple certifications from NFPA including CFPS, CFI1, CFPE, and he is considered an NFPA expert instructor for the Life Safety Code, NFPA 101.

Additional Resources:

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is in the process of developing NFPA 915, Standard for Remote Inspections. A draft is currently available for public review. To view the draft and submit comments, please visit Please note you will need an NFPA account (available at no cost) or membership in order to view and comment on the standard.

Registration Information

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