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Retro-Fit of Ontario Care Facilities and Retirement Homes

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
  • 13

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SPEAKER:

Jason Ryckman, C.E.T., GIFireE
National Codes & Standards Manager
Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association

Jason Ryckman is the National Codes & Standards Manager at the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association. He started his fire protection career in June 1998 after graduating from Fire Protection Engineering Technology program at Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Ryckman worked as an Engineering Technician, and Senior Project Manager specializing in fire sprinklers for 16 years in the United States before joining the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association in May 2014. Mr. Ryckman is responsible for codes & standards, and fire sprinkler education across Canada assisting all stakeholders in the fire protection industry. Mr. Ryckman completed the Water Based System Layout Level III from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology. Mr. Ryckman is a committee member on NFPA 13, 13 R/D, 14, 25, Ontario Building Code Technical Advisory Committee for Part 3 - Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility, and Member at Large SFPE Southern Ontario Chapter.

SYNOPSIS:

This presentation provides attendees with vital information on the Ontario Vulnerable Occupancies Legislation which came into effect on January 1, 2014. The legislation amends the Ontario Fire Code to improve the level of fire safety in existing Care Facilities and Registered Retirement Homes, and requires the installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems in the majority of existing Care Facilities and Registered Retirement Homes. This presentation will provide an overview of the legislation and focus on the technical changes requiring the installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems.

ITINERARY:

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

DRESS CODE:

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