Len Papp

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The Ontario Fire College is revamping the NFPA 1031-I course into a blended version. As part of that process the team working on the course is developing several practical exercises. In the online portion of the course there will be at least two “simulated” inspection type case study assignments. To improve the student experience, they

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Passing of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine Crevier

We received the sad message below from Brampton Fire and Emergency Services. Condolences from the OMFPOA and our members to the family of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine Crevier, and Brampton Fire and Emergency Services.    It is with a heavy heart that I must convey the news of the passing of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine

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Fire Prevention Week – Canadian Style (video)

On July 19th, Laura King talked about the 2023 edition of ‘Fire Prevention Week’, with the theme: Cooking Safety Starts With You. Pay attention to Fire Prevention. This session focused specifically on Canadian content, and where you can find information in both English and French. Find the video here

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Upon graduation from the Fire Protection Engineering Technology program at Seneca College in 1994 Len Papp began his fire protection career with Trow Consulting Engineers (now exp.) then moved on to Life Safety Systems.    In 1997, Len started his fire service career with the Brampton Fire & Emergency Services as a fire prevention officer, rising through the ranks to the position of Assistant Division Chief, Fire Prevention.    In September 2018 he accepted the Chief Fire Prevention Officer position with the St. Catharines Fire Services.

Academically, Len is presently completing the Fire Services Executive Management program through Humber College and has a Master of Public Administration Management degree from Dalhousie University, in Halifax Nova Scotia.

Currently he is involved in several different national and Institutional committees, including the Canadian Standards Association, JB 130 Portable Fuel Tanks & Containers, and the Seneca College Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Len also is an adjunct instructor with the OFMEM and part time instructor with Dalhousie University in the Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development.

Looking forward to working with our members and partner agencies to advance fire safety in Ontario.