Electrical Fire Risks in Old Homes
Insurance Institute of BC, #1110 - 800 W. Pedner Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2V6
Date and Time: March 06, 2019 8:45am - 12:00pm PST
CLASSROOM | BUILDING |
Electrical fires in older homes continue to be a
concern within our industry. This interactive seminar will explore predominant
electrical fire hazards in older homes and provide solutions to mitigate these
risks. Through case studies, you will examine where electrical fire hazards are
commonly present in older houses and provide new cost-effective solutions to
reduce electrical fire risks.
- Identify predominant fire hazards in older homes & indicators of high risk homes
- Learn about amps, service size, knob-and-tube and
- Examine a
typical older house and the fire hazards that
are likely to be found
new changes in residential electrical codes to make
Brian Cook, President, PowerCheck
Electrical Safety Services has an in-depth knowledge of electrical
systems and electrical fire hazards in older buildings and is keenly interested
in electrical safety. He is a licensed electrical contractor and a registered
Electrical Field Safety Representative. His expertise is founded on 36 years of
experience in the electrical field. He has authored post-secondary curricula on
electrical systems for BCIT and has lectured on electrical safety at the
University of British Columbia. He has had numerous articles and papers on
electrical safety published and has extensive experience lecturing at UBC. Mr.
Cook is the proud recipient of the 2013 BC Safety Authority - Lieutenant
Governor Safety Award.
|As this is an interactive
session, attendees are encouraged to submit questions prior to the seminar.
Please email these questions to Winnie Hon at email@example.com
Number of Continuing Education Credits:
Please be aware that tardy arrival or early departure
to/from the seminar will preclude IIBC from issuing a CE certificate for this
Registration Deadline: Monday,
Fees: The price for this seminar
includes coffee service, light snacks and GST.
$125 IIBC Members
Non-Members - IIBC Membership Fee of $80 (expiring May 31,
) is applicable. Please
$105 per attendee for groups of 6 or more (membership is additional for non-members).
To register with a corporate rate, please
contact Winnie at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Registration: Please download and complete our Manual
Registration Form [pdf] and return
it via email to Winnie at email@example.com
Cancellation Policy: No
Participant substitutions accepted 48 hours prior to seminar (substitute must be
current member). IIBC reserves the right to cancel the seminar due to unforeseen
circumstances. Should this occur, registration fees will be refunded.
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