To co-ordinate efforts of its members in the fields of Fire Prevention, Fire Safety, Public Education, and Fire Protection, and by doing, endeavour to provide more efficient, effective, and uniform Fire Prevention Programs in Ontario.
How We Help
Fire & Life Safety Education
Our first line of defence is Public Education. This section contains resources from social media tweets to full programs to assist you in providing Public.
Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement
Our second line of defense is enforcement. Here you’ll find resources to assist our members with inspections and where necessary enforcement tools.
Understanding the origin and cause of fires provides us with insights on how to prevent fires from occurring, and where to focus our public education strategies.
Have a question? Looking to see how your colleagues handle a situation? Have a great idea to share? Welcome to our membership discussion forums.
Call for nominations for 2023 Annual Awards
OMFPOA Executive are requesting annual nominations for the following awards, please nominate deserving individuals: Jim Copeland Award Dave Sylvester Student Bursary Al Suleman Award (Fire Prevention Employee of the Year) Fire Chief of the Year Award The deadline for submissions is 26 April 2023.
2023 Symposium Hotel Bookings
Delta Hotels London Armouries has created a website to enable Symposium attendees to register at the discounted rate. Follow the instructions below to book . Further information on the Symposium and registration forms can be found here. Book your group rate for OMFPOA 2023 Symposium Thank you for considering to stay at the Delta
ULC Smoke Alarms, What the Fire Prevention Officer and Fire Public Educator Needs to Know
Training session from 16 Feb 2023. Brian McBain, ULC Senior Codes and Regulatory Services Representative, spoke to us about the smoke alarm requirements in Ontario. Objectives: The participants will be able to: Describe the smoke alarm requirements in the both the Ontario Building and Fire Code. Explain the smoke alarm installation and maintenance requirements as
Fire Code Amendment O. Reg. 319/22
Sharing an update from last year that we have received a couple of questions about. The Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 was repealed on April 11, 2022 which created an issue with the application of Clause 18.104.22.168.(1)(b). Fire Code amendment 319/22 was passed around the same time and replaced the repealed Act with the new
INFORMATION FOR ONTARIO RESIDENTS
Welcome to our section for residents. The OMFPOA is committed in providing fire prevention messages and useful resources to assist the residents of Ontario. Please do not hesitate to contact your local Fire Department for additional information.
INFORMATION FOR ONTARIO BUSINESSES
Welcome to our section for Businesses. The OMFPOA is committed in providing fire prevention messages and useful resources to assist the residents of Ontario. Please do not hesitate to contact your local Fire Department for additional information.