Three new Directives from the Fire Marshal may be found at this link.
Fire Departments are now required by the Fire Marshal to conduct inspections upon complaint and request.
The requirement to conduct a requested inspection relates only to those matters that involve the Chief Fire Official.
Fire Departments must now conduct annual inspections of all care, care and treatment and retirement home occupancies.
Those inspections must use the Fire Marshal’s inspection checklist.
Fire Departments must now assist all the above occupancies in developing a scenario for an observed fire drill.
Fire Departments must now observe the above fire drills.
Records of all inspections and observed fire drills must be provided to the OFM within a specified time period.
Where a complaint is received about a care, care and treatment or retirement home occupancy, a record of that complaint inspection must now be provided to the OFM in a specified time period.
The 58th Annual OMFPOA Symposium will be hosted by the Brantford Fire Department. This years date is 27 April – 1 May, and the symposium will be at the Best Western Plus Brant Park Inn & Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford.
NFPA 1031 Level 1 and NFPA 1033 Certifications
The Fire Prevention Officers’ Association of British Columbia is offering online courses with the practical sessions scheduled in Ontario for this spring.
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Donated by the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association to the Office of the Fire Marshal, this unique educational sprinkler trailer is located at the Ontario Fire College (OFC) and is available to the Ontario Fire Services for training and educating the public on the benefits of residential fire sprinklers.
Further information or to reserve the sprinkler trailer please contact OFC Instructor Ken Benoit at Ken.Benoit@ontario.ca or 705-687-9670.
More information available here.
ONTARIO MUNICIPAL FIRE PREVENTION OFFICERS ASSOCIATION