Ontario Building Code and Other 2012 Code Changes

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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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At this year’s Canadian Fire Alarm Association Seminar, Ken Baird the Vice-President of Systems for LRI Engineers made a great presentation that summarized many of the upcoming OBC changes affecting life safety systems and also some other code changes like the TSSA enforcement of CSA B44, which affects elevating devices. If you are doing enforcement or inspections, this is a must read for you.

You can access the CFAA 2013 OBC 2012 Changes KB.

2012 Ontario Building Code Changes Affecting Fire Alarm Systems