Benjamin Merwin

Benjamin Merwin

P.Eng., CFEI, CVFI | Forensic Engineer

Specialties: Fire & Explosion | Mechanical Engineering

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Office : Vancouver

Phone : 604 879 3585     ext. 7102

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Benjamin Merwin holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Windsor. He specializes in fire origin and cause and mechanical failure investigations, and has worked on a variety of projects including vehicle, equipment and structure fires, as well as plumbing, heating and other mechanical and technical failures. Benjamin is also well versed in equipment failures for industrial, farm and oil and gas applications.



Benjamin has extensive experience in fire investigation techniques and has completed a number of reports on vehicle, equipment and structure fires. In addition, he has completed several continuing education courses related to origin and cause analysis of vehicle and structure fires. Benjamin also has a background in Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction involving heavy duty and commercial tractor trailers. His understanding of how fires develop and spread, as well as mechanical processes has led to the successful resolution of many fire, failure, and accident reconstruction related claims.


  • Fire Investigations
  • Origin and cause
  • Vehicle and structural
  • Explosion investigation and analysis
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fire protection and automatic fire sprinklers
  • Mechanical equipment and industrial processes
  • Equipment Failure Analysis
  • Oil and Gas
  • Engine Failures
  • Code Compliance Studies
  • Building Code compliance of industrial, commercial and residential buildings
  • Fire Code compliance
  • Exits, fire separations, accessibility
  • Protection Systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Collision Reconstruction
  • Motor Vehicle Collision Analysis
  • Extraction and Validation of EDR and GPS Data
  • Mechanical Forensic Investigation