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Ontario Fire College Seeking Associate Instructors for 1033

Please see the attached communication from Ken Benoit at the Ontario Fire College.  This request is separate from the earlier request the OMFPOA issued seeking Associate Instructors for Fire Prevention related courses to be held across the Province.  We have collect a list of interested parties and will communicate more when this opportunity resumes.  The…

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week 17-23 May 2020

Please see the following communication from the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Canada and its partners. Your Assistance Needed – Home Fire Sprinkler Week 17-23 May 2020 We’re all doing thing differently these days. In keeping with physical distancing measures, we hope you will join us for our virtual Home Fire Sprinkler Week May 17-23. The…

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Please see the following release from the OMFEM. Public Education Matters  Enhancing Fire Safety Education and Prevention in Your Community Issue 192, May 5, 2020 Number of Ontario Fire Fatalities Increases by 65% Over the Same Time Last Year Dear Fire Chief, Public Educator, Fire Prevention Officer: Between January 1 and May 4, 2019 there…

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Delivering Public Education During Covid-19

Your OMFPOA Executive met yesterday via conference call.  Several current public education strategies were discussed like Toronto’s Smoke Alarm Video Challenge to Central York and Prince Edward County Fire Prevention delivering fire safety messages during Covid-19.  Have a look at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s personalized  Birthday Videos from Sparky. At this time we would like…

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New Webinars provided by OFMEM

Please see the link below to register for new webinars on Entry Warrants, New Order and Enforcement Forms.  Also keep an eye out for a 2-part webinar series on Fire Investigations to be offered in June.   https://events-na1.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/2326366891/en/events/catalog.html?from-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fofmem-fas.adobeconnect.com&OWASP_CSRFTOKEN=85adfdb79457e1da81ccfeea14eab0c8c4cfb57d63afc439da9486fb9e1e6857

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Free ULC Webinar – Integrated Systems Testing Program: How to get certified

    Hello, UL would like to invite you to learn how UL Canada’s Integrated Systems Testing Program provides the procedures for the certification of integrated systems testing service providers in compliance with CAN/ULC-S1001 during one of the upcoming webinars. May 5th   | 9:00 AM (Canada/Calgary) May 14th | 10:00 AM (Canada/Montreal) | (presented in French) May…

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Fire Marshal’s Communiqué and COVID-19 Legislative Updates

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) provides alerts on developments of interest to the fire safety community.  If you are having trouble viewing the information in the bulletin below, click on this link:  (http://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/OfficeFireMarshal/LegislationDirectivesandTechnicalGuidelines/OFMeBulletin/eBulletins/FireMarshal%E2%80%99sCommuniqu%C3%A9andCOVID19LegislativeUpdates.html)

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ULC Call for Members – ULC Standards Committee on Servicing of Extinguishing Systems (S500H)

April 16, 2020 Call for Members – ULC Standards Committee on Servicing of Extinguishing Systems (S500H) ULC Standards is an accredited consensus-based Standards Development Organization under the National Standards System of Canada. We develop and publish standards and specifications for products having a bearing on fire, life safety and security, crime prevention, energy efficiency, environmental…

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