Fire Prevention in Agricultural Operations [1116]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Franklin D

   Benjamin Peetz, Agribusiness Risk Control Consultant, FCCI Insurance Group

Track: Agriculture and Green Industries
Secondary Track: Fire Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


Fires in agricultural operations can present challenges that make them difficult to anticipate and prevent. To effectively reduce and prevent fire-related personnel and property losses, we must know and understand what we expect to cause a fire and what we expect to burn because of it. This session teaches participants about aspects of agricultural fires that make them different, while also giving opportunities throughout the session for discussion of actual scenarios.

Learning Objectives:
Identify fire exposures that present high risk to personnel safety and/or high risk of large property loss
Recognize areas of highest potential for fires to occur in agricultural equipment and facilities due to potential for ignition and amount of fireload
Determine appropriate safeguards prevent fire and reduce losses related to agricultural fires
Develop plans to reduce potential fire ignition in agricultural operations

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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