Eastern Ontario Association of Fire Investigators – NFPA 1033 Session 2 of 3 March 27, 2019

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“3 Full day Sessions Covering all 16 Topics”

Topic: NFPA 1033 – 16 Topics Explained

An overview of NFPA 1033 16 required topics and how they are used in fire investigations.

Participants: All those who are currently involved or new in fire investigations.

Presenters: Mike Rushton – Fire Investigation Unit (OFM), David Rakobowchuk – Smith Falls Police Services Crime Unit, Kim Nielsen – Kingston Fire and Rescue

• Session 1 – January 23rd, 2019 Complete
• Session 2 – March 27th 2019
• Session 3 – April TBD

Where: The Gallipeau Centre, 361 Queen St., Smith Falls

Time: 0830hrs – 1630hrs

Cost: $60.00 per Session (includes catered lunch) Paid at Door by Cheque, Cash or E-transfer. Receipts will be available the day of the event.

In order to plan for venue and catering, please advise if you will be attending to Clinton Debroy cdebroy@cityofkingston.ca

Why Attend
NFPA 1033 JPR’s (Job Performance Requirements) must be met for qualification as a fire investigator. Knowledge of all 16 Topics from NFPA 1033 will help you achieve this qualification. For those who already are certified, you will benefit from continuing education as required by NFPA 1033 1.3.8 “The fire investigator shall remain current in the topics listed in 1.3.7 by attending formal education courses, workshops, and seminars and/or through professional publications and journals.”
All 16 topics will be covered by an array of professionals who have countless years of experience. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet one of our special presenters Mike Rushton.

Presenter BIO
Mike Rushton, Office of the Fire Marshal
Michael Rushton works in the fire investigation services unit of the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal in Canada. He has 10 years of experience working in the field of fire investigation, in both public and private sectors. Michael has completed over 1000 investigations and also been involved in numerous litigations.
Academically, Michael first completed a college level diploma in Fire Protection Engineering Technology, where he became interested in fire investigation. He then went on to complete an undergraduate degree in Fire Science from Cincinnati University and Undergrad Engineering Confirmatory Program with the Professional Engineers of Ontario as well as a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa.

Learning Objectives:
The student learner will have an understanding of the 16 Topics (outlined below) as required from NFPA 1033 – “Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator”.

Session 1(January 23rd 2019): Fire Investigation, Fire Investigation Methodology, Fire Dynamics, Thermodynamics, and Thermometry

Session 2 (March 27th 2019): Fire Science, Fire Chemistry, explosion Dynamics, Hazmat, and Evidence documentation, Collection and Preservation.

Session 3 (April 2019): ….TBD
16 Topics:
1. Fire science
2. Fire chemistry
3. Thermodynamics
4. Thermometry
5. Fire dynamics
6. Explosion dynamics
7. Computer fire modeling
8. Fire investigation
9. Fire analysis
10.Fire investigation methodology
11.Fire investigation technology
12.Hazardous materials
13.Failure analysis and analytical tools
14.Fire protection systems
15.Evidence documentation, collection, and preservation
16.Electricity and electrical systems

08:30 HRS TO 16:30 HRS

Registration Form  

Map to Location

Any questions, or to email your registration, please contact Clinton Debroy at cdebroy@cityofkingston.ca or phone at 613-548-4001 ext. 5120