Training Session: Best Practices in Public Education – Surrey BC Case Study

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Dear Fire Chief, Public Educator, Fire Prevention Officer:

Register now for the Office of the Fire Marshal Public Education

Training Session:

Best Practices in Public Education: A Case Study from British Columbia –

Surrey Fire Services’ HomeSafe Public Fire Safety Education Program

Date: May 20, 2021; 1pm-3pm ET, 10am-12pm PT

The Office of the Fire Marshal is partnering with the Surrey Fire Services, in Surrey, B.C., to deliver a training session about Surrey Fire’s HomeSafe public fire safety education program. The session is free of charge. To register for the session, click “REGISTER NOW” below.

Register now

Why you should attend:

  • Learn how the Surrey Fire Services reduced residential fire rates by 70% and increased the presence of smoke alarms from less than 30% to 60% since 2008.

Highlights will include:

·       public fire safety education activities that make up the HomeSafe program,

·       lessons learned (e.g. which public education activities were effective, and which weren’t), and

·       best practices for implementing effective public fire safety education programs.

Who will want to attend:

  • Fire Chiefs
  • Public Educators and Fire Prevention Officers
  • Senior Officers in the fire department

When:            Thursday, May 20, 2021; 1:00pm to 3:00pm ET; 10am to 12pm PT

Where:            Zoom

If you have any questions, please contact the OFM’s Public Education & Communications Unit.