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Victoria Luncheon:

Demystifying Hazardous Materials

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Harbour Towers
345 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

About the Presenter: Michel J. Crépeau, B.Sc., CIH, ROH, CHSC – Total Safety

Michel J. Crépeau, B.Sc., CIH, ROH, CHSC is Technical Operations Manager with Total Safety Services Inc. (Total Safety) in Burnaby, BC. He has over 30 years of local, national and international experience in occupational hygiene/health & safety and environment, and has managed the development, implementation and performance of a wide variety of EHS programs. Michel's work experience includes federal, provincial, municipal and industrial risk assessments as well as hazard investigations. He has worked extensively in the recognition, evaluation and control of workplace occupational health hazards and frequently provides expert advice on hazardous materials assessments and remediation. Michel is registered with the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (ROH), certified with the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (CIH) and certified with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CHSC). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Chemistry) from the University of Ottawa and a Graduate Diploma (Occupational Hygiene) from McGill University.

About the topic:

Mr. Crepéau will address the regulatory amendments which come into effect Feb 1, 2015 with regard to the changes to Part 20 – Construction, Excavation and Demolition involving hazardous building materials. These changes include clarification of stakeholders' (employer and building owners'/representatives') responsibilities, and further explanation regarding the definition of “hazardous materials” and “qualified person.” The speaker will provide risk mitigation strategies for stakeholders, including information on how to recognize a poor quality hazardous materials survey and/or laboratory analytical results.


Location: Harbour Towers: 345 Quebec Street Victoria, BC
Parking: 4 levels of underground parking

Students: $30.00
Pre-registered BCBEC Members: $40.00
Pre-registered Non-Members: $45.00

All Walk-up's: $50.00*

*All walk-ups - cheques only (no cash) and seating may be subject to availability and/or delay.


Please note: This luncheon seminar qualifies for 1.0 Core Learning Unit. To receive credit, enter a valid AIBC Registration Number during the online registration process.


Registration for January 28th Victoria Luncheon:

To register for this event online: Register Online NOW!



BCBEC and HPO present
2015 Half-Day Workshop:
Building Smart with Basements and Parkades

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
The Italian Cultural Centre Society

3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, BC
7:00 am -   8:30 am  Registration, Continental Breakfast & Tradeshow
8:30 am - 12:05 pm Workshop

Building Smart with Basements and Parkades Brochure

Presented by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) and the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO), a branch of BC Housing.

This half-day workshop will focus on the design, construction, maintenance and remediation of basements and parkades in residential buildings. Industry leaders will discuss code requirements, soil condition assessments, building systems, remediation strategies, and depreciation reports. Presentations will showcase recent research studies in single and multi-unit residential buildings.


Half-Day Workshop Prices:

BCBEC Members $85 EARLYBIRD PRICE $75 until January 23rd, 2015
Non-Members $90
Students $30
Walk-up  $100 


Registration for February 19th Half-Day Workshop: Register Online NOW!


Upcoming Vancouver Luncheons:
Mark Your Calendars!

February 19, 2015   Half-Day Workshop
March 19, 2015   12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
April 16, 2015   12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
May 21, 2015   12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
June 18, 2015   12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



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