On Tuesday, December 1, the Toronto Chapter of CSC is hosting life-safety engineer, Jack Keays, P.Eng., to discuss various fire safety considerations in wood buildings.
Keays, a member of Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd. will cover recent changes to the Ontario Building Code (OBC), along with wood-related points, ranging from limitations in height and area to fire separations, firestopping, and sprinklers. Keays has previously written for Construction Canada about specifying combustible construction.
The talk takes places as part of the chapter’s regular evening meetings, held at the Toronto Skating, Curling, and Cricket Club. It kicks off at 5:15 p.m. with cocktails and follows dinner. Admission is $50 for members, $55 for non-members, and $60 at the door (including HST).