There is a great deal of interest for CSIA and other quality training on the East Coast!  Savings compared to Indianapolis travel is substantial.  The VACHP will be sponsoring business and field training with CSIA & NFI CEU’s!  VACHP is now accepting membership applications from anywhere in the United States.  

Announcing a 2-Day seminar in Fredericksburg, VA

August 19 & 20, 2014


Day 1: CSIA 8 hour course on Chimney Fires: Causes, Effects, and Evaluation (the White Paper) presented by CSIA Director of Education Ashley Eldridge

Everything from chimney anatomy to how to diagnose chimney fire damage to dealing with insurance policies.  “Chimney Fires” will equip attendees with the knowledge of how and why chimney fires happen, and what to do when evidence of one is found.


Day 2: CSIA Health & Safety in the morning and a CPR/AED Certification class in the afternoon

  • The Health and Safety course is geared towards employers and employees alike.  Topics covered: creation of a company safety policy, federally-required health and safety policies, employee training, and safe tool operation.  Students will learn how to apply safety policies in everyday life and on the job.


  • CPR and AED training includes getting your cards that day.  Know what to do when the need arises.


Hotel Information:  Wingate by Wyndham $89 per night

20 Sanford Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Phone: 540-368-8000 x4004

To register please contact CSIA at (317) 837-5362, email CSIA Program Coordinator at crutledge@csia.org, or register online at:



Registration includes all three courses, lunch each day, a live auction, and bonus material.  MACA member pricing is $199.  Non-MACA member pricing is $249 but includes MACA membership fee so you will get reduced pricing next time.