Kevin Hays will be co-presenting a class June 23rd, 2016

Meeting Announcement – Training Opportunity

MEETING DATE: June 23, 2016

LOCATION:  Palm Beach County Fire Rescue – 405 Pike Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

TOPIC:  Examining Fire Scenes Involving Lithium Ion Batteries and Their Potential for Electrical Fire Causations

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE:  This course is designed to examine multiple different lithium ion battery ignition sources and their competency to ignite resulting in a fire. For the purpose of this course different styles of lithium batteries will be discussed along with their operational designs. The course will cover investigating fire scenes involving suspected lithium battery failures while utilizing the current industry guides and standards. Analytical evaluation of the physical evidence will be discussed to provide an understanding of failure modes and the challenges presented during post fire examinations. The course is presented utilizing power point slides, video clips, test examples and case studies.


Peter D. Layson – Applications Engineering  Group, Inc.              

Kevin B. Hays – Kevin Hays Fire Consulting, LLC.

EDUCATION CREDITS: 2 Hours submitted for approval

MEETING TIME9:00 am – Meet and Greet

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Meeting and Training

CONTACT: Michael Grubowski –

(800) 996-8377