Training - Webinar


Title:  Unique Challenges of Investigating Fires in Extreme Cold - REGISTER
 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Presenter:  Mazen Habash, P.Eng., CFEI, CCFI-C, President and Consulting Forensic Engineer at Origin and Cause Inc.

In northern Canada, temperatures can drop to -50°C during the winter months. The extreme cold presents Fire Investigators and other professionals in the fire investigation community with additional challenges that can seriously impact the administration of an investigation. Scenes are more difficult to access, investigations take longer to complete, are more costly, and often require special equipment. These are just some of the variables that investigators and their clients need to be aware of when securing a scene, during the investigation and while subrogating losses in sub-zero environments.

In this webinar, we will be discussing:

  • Challenges of performing fire and explosion investigations in extreme cold
  • How cold temperatures impact the scene, investigator and equipment
  • Precautionary measures that need to be taken
  • Case studies that demonstrate the challenges of cold-weather investigation