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OMFPOA clothing at the Symposium!

As a member of the Ontario Municipal Prevention Officers Association, wear it proud! Imprinted Apparel will be at the Symposium on Tuesday September 10 from 12-5pm and at the Trade Show starting at 6pm. There is an opportunity to pre-order OMFPOA branded clothing for pick up at the symposium. Here is how to go about

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66th OMFPOA Symposium Sponsorship Program

  Dear Members, The OMFPOA Executive Officers are encouraging our members to take advantage of the OFMPOA Symposium Sponsorship Program for the 66th Annual Training and Education Symposium which will be held September 9 – 12, 2024 at the Sheraton Parkway North Toronto (located at 600 Hwy 7, Richmond Hill, ON). First introduced in 2014,

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NFPA 2024 Fire Prevention Week Planning and Resources

NFPA Canadian director Laura King presenting a deep dive into NFPA public education resources and programming, so you can start your FPW 2024 planning! Looking into the data behind the theme, exploring how the theme relates to community risk reduction, and how it jibes with the Ontario Test Your Smoke Alarm campaign.    

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Residential Buildings in Ontario are regulated by the Ontario Fire Code.  Requirements change based on the type of residential building.  For example a single family home requires smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, servicing of heating equipment and building permits when adding insulation.  An apartment building has several requirements ranging from smoke alarms, to fire alarm testing, conducting fire drills and maintenance of fire protection equipment.  All building owners and tenants are encourage to know their legal requirements under the Ontario Fire Code and to ensure they are in compliance.  Fire Prevention personnel throughout Ontario are Assistant’s to the Ontario Fire Marshal and enforce Fire Code compliance under the Authority of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act.