Engineering A Fire Safe World

Understand the Current Fire Codes for Ontario and Beyond

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
  • 30


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For Colleagues of our Chapter that pay in advance.
  • For all guests.
  • For Junior and Senior Members and Colleagues, and Past Presidents of our Chapter.
  • For Members and Colleagues of our Chapter.
  • For Members of our Chapter that pay in advance. Eligible Members will be emailed an access code.

Registration opens to the public on February 21st. Advanced registration for all Chapter Members and Colleagues begins on February 14th.
Registration is closed


Russell Fraser
Building Product Specialist

Russell Fraser, Building Product Specialist, works with clients in Ontario and Eastern Canada is based out Intertek test lab in Mississauga. Over his 5 years at Intertek, Russell has work directly with manufacturers, contractors, consultants, and project managers assisting their understanding of testing and building code performance requirements. In addition to furnishings, areas of focus include Building & Construction Products, and Building Science Evaluations. Russell has a diploma in Electronic Engineering from Sheridan College.


This informative session will review the current fire code requirements for upholstered furniture and fabrics in Ontario with a focus on Commercial and Residential Building Lobbies. The presentation will provide insight into the regulatory landscape for the rest of Canada as well as requirement changes and brief history of changes to date. Beyond the regulatory requirements today, we will provide an overview of the different perspectives on fire safety vs. FR Chemicals and how this is creating more confusion for both Building Owners and Property Managers and Fire Departments.


12:00 AM to 12:15 PM Registration & Reception
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Presentation & Questions


Business Attire or Jacket and Tie


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