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How To Find What You Need On NFPA’s Updated Website

Our workshop series in partnership with the OAFE and NFPA continues. This month join NFPA regional director Laura King to learn about new materials to help your department keep up with evolving technology, updated messaging, and how to find what you need on NFPA’s updated website (without losing your mind!). Tip sheets on lithium-ion batteries

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2024 Symposium – Hold the Date

After our very successful Symposiums in London, we did not have a department or chapter volunteer to host the 2024 Symposium. Your executive team has been working hard to ensure the Symposium would go on. We have now secured a venue. The 2024 Symposium will be held in Richmond Hill, at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto

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Holiday Safety with Laura King

Here is the link for the combined OAFE/OMFPOA workshop with NFPA’s Laura King tomorrow: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkd–grjkpHtTooEpKqni5O6cyuBX8zWPz

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Burks Falls Fire Department was successful in provincial court this week with fines for first offences totalling $30,000 plus costs for charges against 2293398 Ontario Inc. and 2539943 Ontario Inc. related to failing to comply with inspection orders issued against a care and treatment facility operating in Armour Township.

Additionally the presiding Justice of the Peace placed a provincial probation order on both corporations with conditions that require the outstanding work in the inspection orders be completed within six months.

This is another example to remind us that in order to ensure that occupants and our responding fire fighters are protected from fire, consistent enforcement of regulatory requirements is necessary and in some cases requires the involvement of the courts to obtain the required compliance.

Submitted by:

Tawnya Roberts
Program Specialist
Inspection and Enforcement Unit
Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Tel: 613-570-8296
Email: Tawnya.roberts@ontario.ca
Other: 1-800-565-1842
www.ofm.gov.on.ca; Fire Code Online; Building Code Online