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SCIAAI 2020 Vehicle Fire Training


SCIAAI 2020 Vehicle Fire Training
August 13-14, 2020 (2 days)

York County Fire Training Center

2500 McFarland Road
York, SC 29745

Limited to 75 participants.

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. until 9:00a.m.

The S.C. Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators (SCIAAI) is proud to announce the 2020 vehicle fire training seminar. The program topics include NFPA 921, 2017 Edition, Chapter 27, and the approach for investigating vehicle fires. The instructors, will be IAAI President, Barry M. Grimm, and IAAI Board of Directors Member, Joseph S. Herzberg. This course is designed to benefit the beginner and seasoned investigators from start to finish. The seminar will cover 16 hours of training related to basic information, procedures, and will add students with the skills of being able to conduct complete and accurate examination of motor vehicle fires. This course will cover 16 hours of knowledge needed to towards the IAAI vehicle endorsement.

Information gained from this course will be related to NFPA 1033 and NFPA 921. In addition, participants will increase their knowledge of researching the history of vehicles, current and passed recalls, and types of systems within the modern-day vehicles. Students will also learn how social media can affect their investigations and how this information should be considered as part of their investigations.

This will be a hands-on class with live burns. Everyone, must have their safety equipment to include: gloves, boots, eye protection, and respirators minimum of a M95 respirator.

During the lecture portion of this course, students along with the instructors will discuss actual cases studies related to current types of vehicles, manufacturing styles, and how the mechanics of the vehicles affect fire dynamics.

This training is scheduled for a minimum of 16 contact hours. Testing options will be discussed at the training event. Member attendance fee is $55 and non-member attendance fee is $100.

Lunch is on your own.

Pre-registration is required: Register online for this class at www.sciaai.org. The cutoff date for registration is Monday, August10, 2020. Non-member attendance must be pre-approved by the SCIAAI Board. Pending applicants pay “member fee” to attend. Those wishing to apply for SCIAAI membership can download an application from the website at www.sciaai.org.

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