OFM Update on March 17th Training Session – Virtual Fire Safety

From our colleagues at the OFM…

 

March 17, 2021

Dear Fire Chief, Public Educator, Fire Prevention Officer:

Recorded Version of Training Session – Virtual Fire Safety: Making Your Public Education Programs Virtual

 On March 4, 2021, the Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) hosted a virtual training session called “Virtual Fire Safety: Making Your Public Education Programs Virtual.”

Three hundred and seventy-two public fire safety educators attended. There were attendees from:

  • every part of Ontario,
  • provinces and territories across Canada, including Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, and representatives from the Canadian government,
  • American states, including Rhode Island, Washington D.C., Virginia, Texas, Oregon, and Alaska, and
  • one individual from Germany.

A special thank you to Margo Tennant and Michelle John from Brampton Fire and Emergency Services, and Alex Freeman from Markham Fire and Emergency Services for sharing their experiences, insights, expertise, and knowledge about their virtual programs during the session. Also, a big thank you to everyone who attended.

The session was recorded and can be accessed using the following link and password:

https://zoom.us/rec/share/Q_hczIulBAQOUXsHrcbG3gt4x9JazUC-FEAwqRpHyc5B4bIh5l_gPyA6j6bgEWeI.NXHtMxTaoLEEeuVp

Password: (email [email protected] for password from your fire department email account).

There were three questions from attendees that did not get answered during the session. Please find the answers here. Stay tuned for information about future training sessions the OFM will be hosting.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the OFM’s Public Education & Communications Unit. Please share this notice with your colleagues. If you want to be added to our subscription list please do so here.