August 18 | SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR – Fire Incidents and Prevention Strategies for Recycling Facilities

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 / 1:30 – 2:45 PM ET

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Presenter: Ryan FogelmanJD/MBA, V.P., Fire Elimination Solutions

This webinar will present an overview of fire safety risks, concerns and situations at MRFs, transfers stations, scrap metal operations, hazardous material recycling operations and Waste To Energy plants.

The webinar will also include discussion on trends in fire incidents in our industry due to contaminants in the waste stream (e.g. batteries, electronics).  Results of data collection efforts will be released that focus on reported waste and recycling facility fires in the US and Canada since 2016 as well as the latest technology around early thermal detection and fire elimination in these facilities.

Ryan Fogelman, JD/MBA

Ryan Fogelman, JD/MBA


Presenter Biography

Ryan Fogelman, J.D., MBA, is vice president of strategic partnerships for Fire Rover. Fogelman is focused on bringing innovative safety solutions to market, and two of his solutions have won the distinguished Edison Innovation Award for Industrial Safety and Consumer Products.

He has been compiling and publishing the “The Reported Waste & Recycling Facility Fire In The US/CAN” since February 2016, the “Waste & Recycling Facility Fire Annual Report” and speaks regularly on the topic of the scope of fire problems facing the waste and recycling industries, detection solutions, proper fire planning and early stage fire risk mitigation.

Please email any questions directly to Ryan Fogelman prior to the webinar using the email address provided on the Webinar Registration webpage.