Farm Fires - Causes and Prevention

Hosted by the Canadian Fire Safety Association

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to review the causes of farm fires and solutions for fire prevention.

Seminar Outline:

Annually, farm fires result in 30 million dollars in losses; not to mention the toll taken on farm families, including the loss of animals. This seminar will include a review of the cause of fires, fire prevention tips and case studies.

Additional Information:

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Location: CFSA Office – 2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and workshop 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 workshop
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$60.00 (including HST) for non-members

Who Will Benefit:

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

Instructor's Biography:

Bruce KellyBruce Kelly, Program Manager at Farm & Food Care Ontario. In this role, Bruce manages both environmental and animal care programming at FFC. Environment: Farm & Food Care represents agricultural interests and conducts project activities in a wide variety of environmental and animal care topics related to food and farming. We are active on a number of industry boards and committees related to: Farming and the environment, Sustainable Food and Farm Plans, Lake Erie Phosphorus reduction, Great Lakes Guardians Council and a number of OMAFRA and MOECC working groups. Bruce and the team at Farm & Food Care are working with government and industry partners to help improve the capacity of Ontario's agricultural sector to conserve and effectively use water, manage nutrients from agricultural activities (phosphorus) and better adapt to climate change. Animal Care: Farm & Food Care manages the Animal Care Helpline a confidential way to report issues of concern involving farm animals and resources for farmers who might need a connection with other community resources. Farm & Food Care are active in animal care education and training through our IMPACT animal care programing and offer Animal Care certification for farmers on Codes of practice and we are a member of the National Farm Animal Council. Issues: farm animal care, barn fire prevention and livestock emergencies.

How to Register?

You can conveniently register online, or you can register by mail/fax by downloading and completing our printable regsitration form.

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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 2 hours.