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August 31, 2022
8:30AM-5:00PM

Crematory Operator Certification

Includes 2 Hours of Ohio Crematory Laws and Rules!

OFDA Office, Columbus, Ohio

 

Crematory Operator Certification In partnership with ICCFA

How to Register:

This event is near maximum capacity; please contact the OFDA office at (800) 589-6332 to ensure space is available and for further registration information.

Download Registration Form

Registration Fees:

  • OFDA Member: $395
  • OFDA Potential Member: $595

The Program:

  • Arrival/Registration: 8:00 am
  • Program: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 

Note: This program is intended for individuals who want to apply and obtain their Crematory Operator Permit. Individuals who are in need to renew their permit should click here for the online Crematory Operator Permit Refresher Course.

ICCFA’s Crematory Operator Certification program is a dynamic one-day course, where attendees are encouraged to participate, engage and ask questions. Attendees will learn how to operate a crematory retort properly and effectively and limit the liability for themselves and their company. This extensive training curriculum includes an explanation of professional & incinerator terminology; a discussion on the principles of combustion and incinerator criteria & design; an in-depth look at the basics of operating cremation equipment and their general maintenance and how to troubleshoot common problems; an overview of cremation and its impact on the environment; examples of standard crematory forms and the importance of record keeping; proper steps for identification; exposure control, and liability concerns and risk management. This program will include 2 Hours of Laws and Rules specific to cremation operation in Ohio.

Attendees will receive a comprehensive Operations Manual covering all aspects of crematory operation and maintenance and are required to pass an online, open-book test to receive their certification.

CE Information:

  • 7 Total CE that includes:
    • 4.0 Hours General
    • 2.0 Hours of Ohio Crematory Laws and Rules
    • 1.0 Hour Ethics
  • Note: CE applied for by ICCFA and approved with the State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

Hotel Information:

Homewood Suites by Hilton® Columbus/OSU

  • 1576 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221
  • T (614) 488-1500

TownePlace Suites by Marriott® Columbus North-OSU

  • 1640 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio
  • T (614) 486-5433

Meet Your Trainers:

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Poul Lemasters 2022

 

Poul Lemasters, Esq., Lemasters Consulting & ICCFA Cremation Counsel

Poul uses his unique background in both deathcare and law to provide resources and counsel to other deathcare professionals. He gets calls for assistance in risk management, daily operational conflicts, form and contract reviews, valuations, and regulatory matters. Basically, all the exciting issues our profession has to offer. Poul advises several funeral home, crematory, cemetery, and trade associations across the United States. He is also the publisher of Parliament magazine.

Larry Stuart

 

Larry Stuart, Jr., Raven Plume Consulting

Larry is the Founder of Raven Plume Consulting, and the former President of Crematory Manufacturing & Service, Inc., a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced cremation equipment.  Raven Plume Consulting provides expert leadership, planning, organization, training, education, process improvement and strategic planning for the cremation profession.

Larry is a graduate of Kent State University and is a former member on the Board of Directors of the Cremation Association of North America, and Editor in Chief of The Cremationist magazine, published by CANA. Larry is also a Cremation Coach for the International Cemetery Cremation and Funeral Association as (ICCFA).  Larry is also a past member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Exhibitor Advisory Committee and is currently a Trustee and President of the NFDA Heritage Club. Larry is also a Certified Celebrant, certified by The Insight Institute. 

Throughout his experience Larry has seen first hand the negative impact that poor crematory maintenance and improper operating procedures can bring about. Larry has written articles, developed cremation curriculum, spoken at numerous professional events, and trained and certified thousands of cremation professionals across North America with a mission to advance the safety and efficiency of cremation facilities, the safety of their employees and to foster a more positively impact our community and our environment.

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Add to Calendar aCLuDhaqizCaPxAftmqF167204 08/31/2022 08:30 AM 08/31/2022 05:00 PM false America/Detroit Crematory Operator Certification   Crematory Operator Certification In partnership with ICCFA How to Register: This event is near maximum capacity; please contact the OFDA office at (800) 589-6332 to ensure space is available and for further registration information. Download Registration Form Registration Fees: OFDA Member: $395 OFDA Potential Member: $595 The Program: Arrival/Registration: 8:00 am Program: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm  Note: This program is intended for individuals who want to apply and obtain their Crematory Operator Permit. Individuals who are in need to renew their permit should click here for the online Crematory Operator Permit Refresher Course. ICCFA’s Crematory Operator Certification program is a dynamic one-day course, where attendees are encouraged to participate, engage and ask questions. Attendees will learn how to operate a crematory retort properly and effectively and limit the liability for themselves and their company. This extensive training curriculum includes an explanation of professional & incinerator terminology; a discussion on the principles of combustion and incinerator criteria & design; an in-depth look at the basics of operating cremation equipment and their general maintenance and how to troubleshoot common problems; an overview of cremation and its impact on the environment; examples of standard crematory forms and the importance of record keeping; proper steps for identification; exposure control, and liability concerns and risk management. This program will include 2 Hours of Laws and Rules specific to cremation operation in Ohio. Attendees will receive a comprehensive Operations Manual covering all aspects of crematory operation and maintenance and are required to pass an online, open-book test to receive their certification. CE Information: 7 Total CE that includes: 4.0 Hours General 2.0 Hours of Ohio Crematory Laws and Rules 1.0 Hour Ethics Note: CE applied for by ICCFA and approved with the State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors Hotel Information: Homewood Suites by Hilton® Columbus/OSU 1576 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221 T (614) 488-1500 TownePlace Suites by Marriott® Columbus North-OSU 1640 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio T (614) 486-5433 Meet Your Trainers:   Poul Lemasters, Esq., Lemasters Consulting & ICCFA Cremation Counsel Poul uses his unique background in both deathcare and law to provide resources and counsel to other deathcare professionals. He gets calls for assistance in risk management, daily operational conflicts, form and contract reviews, valuations, and regulatory matters. Basically, all the exciting issues our profession has to offer. Poul advises several funeral home, crematory, cemetery, and trade associations across the United States. He is also the publisher of Parliament magazine.   Larry Stuart, Jr., Raven Plume Consulting Larry is the Founder of Raven Plume Consulting, and the former President of Crematory Manufacturing & Service, Inc., a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced cremation equipment.  Raven Plume Consulting provides expert leadership, planning, organization, training, education, process improvement and strategic planning for the cremation profession. Larry is a graduate of Kent State University and is a former member on the Board of Directors of the Cremation Association of North America, and Editor in Chief of The Cremationist magazine, published by CANA. Larry is also a Cremation Coach for the International Cemetery Cremation and Funeral Association as (ICCFA).  Larry is also a past member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Exhibitor Advisory Committee and is currently a Trustee and President of the NFDA Heritage Club. Larry is also a Certified Celebrant, certified by The Insight Institute.  Throughout his experience Larry has seen first hand the negative impact that poor crematory maintenance and improper operating procedures can bring about. Larry has written articles, developed cremation curriculum, spoken at numerous professional events, and trained and certified thousands of cremation professionals across North America with a mission to advance the safety and efficiency of cremation facilities, the safety of their employees and to foster a more positively impact our community and our environment. OFDA Office, Columbus, Ohio