Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites

Course Information
Course Type: 
Complimentary Session
Course Length: 
2 hour

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This Lunch and Learn session focuses on how to develop practical and cost effective procedures to remediate contaminated sites and manage ecological risks and human health. We will discuss contamination hazards of soil and water; what are risk assessments; and remediation techniques.

Pinchin can guide you through the framework of regulatory obligations and add value to your properties.

Seminar Overview:

  • Overview of Environmental Due Diligence
    • Phase I, Phase II ESAs
    • Typical “at risk” properties
  • What is a Contaminated Site?
  • What options are available for Contaminated Sites?
    • Remediation vs Risk Assessment vs Walking Away
  • Remediation
    • What is Site Remediation?
    • Advantages and Limitations
    • Examples of good candidate Sites
    • Typical Cost and Schedule
  • Risk Assessment
    • What is a Screening Level Risk Assessment (“SLRA”)?
    • Components of an SLRA
      • Modelling
      • Sampling
    • SLRA Advantages and Limitations
    • Examples of good candidate Sites
    • Typical Cost and Schedule

Who Should Attend:

  • Realtors
  • Lawyers
  • Developers
  • Financial Lenders
  • Accountants
  • Property Owners


  • Dale T. Wiebe, P.Eng., QPESA, Branch Manager, Northwest Ontario

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Pinchin Ltd. speakers are consultants and engineers working in their respective areas and selected from our staff for their knowledge and presentation skills.

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