Presentations & Seminars

It’s true: the more your people know, the better job they can do. Unfortunately, there is so much to know that it's tough to sort out what's vital and what's not. And it's tough to keep up with all the changes.

Presentations and seminars hosted by 30 Forensic Engineering distill the information on each topic that makes a difference. They're presented in a lively, interactive way that engages your team in learning.

Typical Presentation Topics

Biomechanics, Personal Injury & Human Factors

  • The Science of Injury Causation
  • The Anatomy of Low-Speed Collisions and Injuries
  • Current Science in Concussion and Head Injury
  • Assessments of Restraint Use and Effectiveness during Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Advanced Investigation of Slips, Trips & Falls and Personal Injury Claims
  • Multidisciplinary Assessments of Personal Injury Claims on Stairways
  • Assessments of Pedestrian and Cyclist Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • What Would a ‘Normal’ Driver Do? Human Factors in Collisions and Municipal Liability Assessments
  • Understanding Why Collisions Happen
  • Human Behaviour in Non-Collision Claims
  • Multidisciplinary Assessments of Personal Injury Claims – Biomechanics, Building Code and Human Factors
  • Multidisciplinary Assessments of Personal Injury Claims in the Barrier-Free Environment
  • Presentation of Fatigue Injuries After Low-Speed Motor Vehicle Collisions: A Biomechanical Perspective
  • Occupational Health and Safety Forensics for Employment and Labour Lawyers

Civil/Structural & Building Code

  • Building Code: Standards & Compliance
  • Active and Passive Fire Protection
  • Building Science: Roofs & Walls
  • Roofing Types: Losses and Repairs
  • Fire Code: Retrofit Requirements
  • Structural: Damage Assessment & Remediation
  • How to Stop Building Envelope and Environmental Issues from Turning Small Losses into Big Losses

Collision Reconstruction & Special Investigations 

  • Collision Reconstruction Assessments of Suspected Fraudulent Claims
  • Essentials of Accident Reconstruction
  • Nighttime Visibility & Accidents Involving Pedestrians
  • The Future of Accident Reconstruction & The Emergence of the Autonomous Vehicle
  • New Technologies for Assessing Vehicle Collision Claims
  • Assessments of Snowmobile and All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Collisions
  • Low Speed Collisions
  • Heavy Trucks 101 to 401: From Basics to Reconstruction
  • The First 48: The Ideal Response to Truck Collisions
  • A Trial Lawyer’s Primer on Trucks
  • Latest Technologies Used to Investigate Heavy Truck Collisions
  • The Nuances of Collision Reconstruction and Human Factors Assessments in Incidents Involving Motorcycles
  • Vehicle Data Forensics
  • The Use and Limitations of Photo and Video Evidence
  • Forensic Approach to Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Investigations
  • Engineering and Biomechanical Assessments of Rollover Collisions
  • Collision Reconstruction and Biomechanical Assessment of Injuries Associated with Public Transit

Fire & Electrical

  • Fire Losses from Start to Finish
  • Common Causes of Electrical Fires
  • Fire Scene Management and Safety
  • The Fundamentals of Electrical Losses and Claims
  • North American Electrical Reliability Corporation Standards and Compliance

Geotechnical Engineering & Mining

  • Innovative Approaches in Forensic Geotechnical Investigations
  • Soil-Structure Interaction – Losses Requiring Geotechnical and Structural Expertise

Materials Failure, HVAC & Piping

  • Product Liability Investigations: How Everyday Objects Can Cause Big Problems
  • Product Liability – Fire & Water: An Iconic Insurance Duo
  • Equipment Failures: Fire, Breakdown, Failure
  • Sprinkler and Fire Alarm Systems Failures
  • Boilers: From Basics to Breakdowns
  • Chillers & A/C Components
  • Generators, Motors & Systems
  • Water Loss Investigations in Condo and Office Towers
  • Biomedical Device Failure

Environment & Remediation

  • Managing Risk and Regulatory Requirements of Designated Substances
  • Common Issues and Risks Faced in Demolition, as They Relate to the Occupation Health & Safety Act
  • Emerging Designated Substances Issues – Arsenic & Lead
  • Environmental Engineering Challenges in Property Losses
  • Lessons Learned Applying Project Management Best Practices to Large Loss Remediation Projects
  • The Importance of Analytics in Assessing Water and Fire Loss Events
  • The Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Remediation
  • Post-loss Remediation: Technical Pitfalls Leading to Cost Escalation
  • Environmental Forensics Evolved: Emerging Challenges and Approaches
  • Fuel Oil Releases: Failure Investigation, Response, Management & Remediation


  • Construction – Building with Risk In Mind
  • Construction with an Insurance Mindset
  • Municipal Litigation Risk Management: Emerging Municipal Construction Challenges
  • Benefits of a Construction Perspective in Subrogation

Renewable Energy

  • PV Operations & Risk Assessment
  • Renewable Electrical Failures – Prevention, Response and Safety

Transportation Safety

  • Current Trends in Road Authority Liability
  • Sustainable Safety Principles, and Design Strategies in an Era of Innovative Mobility Planning
  • Pedestrian Safety, Bicycle Safety and Risk Management
  • Nighttime Collisions - The Importance of Lighting and Delineation
  • Winter Road Maintenance and Municipal Liability
  • Vision Zero: Eliminating Fatality and Injury in an Urban Multimodal Ecosystem

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  • One to two hours, at whatever time is most convenient for your team
  • Without charge – it’s our way of strengthening existing relationships and building new ones
  • Held at your offices – if that’s best – or ours
  • Virtual sessions available
  • Customized around the level of expertise and concerns of your staff
  • Usually has a set agenda and presentation, along with a question period
  • Led by experts from 30 Forensic Engineering