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Fire Prevention and Public Education Grant

“Fire Prevention and Public Education Grant” Dear Members The OMFPOA (Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association) Executive Officers are continuously working hard to ensure that our members concerns and needs are being met. Over the years we have strived to address the many issues we are faced with on a day-to-day basis along with the…

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The City of Mississauga is Hiring a Captain, Public Education

Job Title: Captain, Public Education Req ID: 1903 Vacancy Type: Permanent Number of Positions: 1 Closing Date: 06/05/2019 Job Summary The Captain of Public Education, under the direction of the Assistant Chief, Fire Prevention and Life Safety, will oversee and assist with the development and delivery of targeted public education messaging to the residents of Mississauga. In this…

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OFMEM Webinars now available at night!

This email has been sent on behalf of A/ADFM Art Booth: The Office of the Fire Marshal, Inspection and Enforcement Unit (IEU) is pleased to announce the 2019 Webinar Series are now being made available in the evenings. Our spring sessions include: o   Assistant to the Fire Marshal – May 23  (7-8:30p) o   POA Tickets…

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Is your school board asking to put locks on classroom doors?

Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington Mutual Aid Fire Prevention Committee (KFLA Fire Rescue) was approached by  the Limestone District School Board with an alternative solution to impede children who attempt to run out of classrooms. Many departments have been approached by schools requesting to add additional locks to classroom doors which would contravene the Ontario…

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Province Wide Fire Safety Day at the Beer Store

Public Education Matters Enhancing Fire Safety Education and Prevention in Your Community                                     Issue 182, April 25, 2019 Dear Fire Chief, Public Educator, Fire Prevention Officer: Reminder: Registration Deadline is May 10, 2019 Province-wide Fire Safety Day at the Beer Store  May 10 is the deadline for fire departments to register for the Fire…

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Unlisted Carbon Monoxide Alarms

The OMFPOA Executive would like to thank Daniel Marra, Fire Prevention Inspector with Richmond Hill Fire & Emergency Services for sharing the following with our citizens and Fire Prevention Personnel through our website. _____________________________________________________________________ I was asked to share this information with the group. I conducted an inspection today and found a carbon monoxide alarm…

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