Cliff D. Crites

CFEI, CMM III Fire Prevention Professional

Cliff D. Crites

Cliff D. Crites, the owner and founder of codecompliance.ca enjoys speaking to interest groups, service clubs, associations and local agencies regarding the fire code and fire safety in general.

About Code Compliance

Cliff is a graduate of the Ontario Fire College and holds both a Fire Prevention Officer and a Company Officer diploma.  He is recognized as a Certified Fire Prevention Officer by the professional standards setting body of the Office of the Fire Marshal in Ontario and is also accredited as a Certified Municipal Manager II Fire Prevention Professional by the Ontario Municipal Management Institute.   Cliff has conducted thousands of fire code inspections over his career as a Fire Prevention Officer on all types of buildings and occupancies.  Cliff is extremely knowledgeable and has an extensive background interpreting the Fire Protection and Prevention Act 1997 and its requirements.

Cliff is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and an active member of the National Association of Fire Investigators and the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators.   Cliff received his fire investigation academic training through Fire Facts Inc., a highly recognized team of experts in the field of fire science for many years.  Cliff has conducted hundreds of fire investigations and has worked and trained with Ontario’s most experienced investigators from the Office of the Fire Marshal.

Cliff is also WETT Certified and is considered an expert of solid-fuel burning appliance installations.  Cliff’s training and experience interpreting the Ontario Fire Code compliments his ability to comprehend and interpret the CAN/CSA-B365, “Installation Code for Solid-Fuel-Burning Appliances and Equipment” effectively.