- 3:30 PM Registration/Networking
- 3:45 PM MCA Updates
- 4:00 PM Speaker #1
- 4:30 PM Speaker #2
Brief discussion about firestopping as it relates to the building code as well as some discussion about potential pitfalls for mechanical contractors to avoid.
- What is firestopping?
- NBCC 2015 – requirements
- Testing standards and listed systems.
- Sample Listed Systems
Speaker: Reg Cruickshank is the 3M Fire Protection rep for Western Canada and has been in the industry for over 10 years. Provides technical assistance to end users dealing with firestopping, fire-rated duct protection and insulation jacketing. Reg is based in Edmonton. Reg will be available after for questions or to discuss further training.
VIRTUAL REALITY IN SAFETY
VR has moved from the world of gaming to the safety world. Learn how 3M is bringing virtual reality to topics including fall protection. See how VR can assist with supplementing traditional forms of training with on demand VR, allow for skill and knowledge checks, and a standardization of the message with ease of implementation.
**Andrew will bring an Oculus Go headset with a VR module that you can try.
Speaker: Andrew Dawson is the North America Training Business Manager starting with Fall Protection Group, now part of 3M Safety Training, Andrew is based at 3M’s leading safety training facility located in Airdrie and had oversight of 3M’s safety training business in North America.