28
July 2021

Independent Review of High-Risk Professional Activities or Work

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Tasha Booth at [email protected] for inquiries.
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Time: 11:45 AM–12:00 PM Pacific Time: Login
12:00 PM–1:00 PM Pacific Time: Webinar
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Allison DenToom, P.Eng., P.E.
Practice Advisor, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Duncan Sutherland,
Senior Regulation & Policy Administrator for Regulation of Firms, Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Credit: 1 CE Hour(s) of Regulatory Learning in the Informal Category
Cost: Free
Contact: Tasha Booth | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.558.6653
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.6653
Email: [email protected]
What are high-risk professional activities or work? Is independent review the same as documented checking? How do I determine if my work is high risk? This session will summarize the independent review requirements for all registrants who are involved in high-risk professional activities or work, clarify the difference between checking and the requirement to conduct a documented independent review, and provide a brief introduction on conducting risk assessments.

Speakers

Allison DenToom, P.Eng., P.E.

Practice Advisor, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

As a Practice Advisor with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Allison is responsible for managing the development of professional practice guidelines and practice advisories for a variety of different areas of practice, providing practice advice services, as well as liaising with industry stakeholders and supporting a number of advisory and working groups for the development of professional practice guidance.

Allison is a registered professional engineer with experience in the structural design of buildings. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in civil engineering from McGill University. Prior to joining Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Allison worked as a project engineer designing a variety of buildings from high-end custom homes to recreation centres to mid-rise concrete towers. The majority of her experience is on the design and project management of custom high-end homes and estates.

Duncan Sutherland

Senior Regulation & Policy Administrator for Regulation of Firms, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Duncan Sutherland is the Senior Regulation & Policy Administrator for Regulation of Firms with Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Duncan is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders to support the development and implementation of policies and documentation related to the regulation of firms specifically and the Professional Governance Act more broadly. Duncan provides staff support to the Regulation of Firms Advisory Group and the Audit & Practice Review Committee. Duncan is a non-practising lawyer and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia with a business law concentration and a specialization in environmental and natural resource law. Prior to joining Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Duncan worked as a financial journalist and as a lawyer specializing in administrative law.



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