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Fire Safety Enforcement Highlights for Inspection Orders

Dear Members, Click on this link to access Fire Safety Enforcement Highlights provided by Tawyna Roberts, Programs Specialist, OFMEM.  Please ensure that you share this communication with all of your staff who prepare and issue Inspection Orders as it will assist in avoiding issues. This information is also available on the OMFPOA website . Best…

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Halton Hills Fire Department is Hiring a Fire Prevention Inspector

Fire (Prevention) Inspector – Posting No. 201936 The Halton Hills Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Fire (Prevention) Inspector.  The Fire (Prevention) Inspector will provide public education, promote, interpret, and enforce applicable fire safety codes, standards and legislation, ensuring buildings and properties are in compliance with the Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building…

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Fire Prevention and Public Education Grant – Deadline Approaching

“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 Pickering recognizes former CFPO Rex Heath

Following is a link to an article regarding former CFPO Rex Heath of Pickering Fire.  His was a LODD,  and by way of city policy, a street has been named after him. https://www.durhamregion.com/community-story/9504847-pickering-unveils-rex-heath-drive-street-sign-in-memory-of-firefighter/

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The Municipality of Middlesex Centre is Hiring a Fire Prevention and Training Officer

MUNICIPALITY OF MIDDLESEX CENTRE – FIRE SERVICES Fire Prevention and Training Officer The strength in Middlesex Centre lies with its people. The population of the community consists of both long-term residents and more recent arrivals. There are farmers and commuters, young families and retirees. The residents of Middlesex Centre are a diverse demographic, and the…

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Mosport Velo Grand Prix Cycle Relay – September 20-21

JOIN CURT HARNETT FOR A TRULY UNIQUE CYCLING EXPERIENCE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS September 20-21, 2019 First Responders from across Ontario will actively participate in our debut event, with relay teams from their respective services and agencies. United forces are committed to going the distance to further help Special Olympics athletes, and will engage in their…

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UL/ULC Public Notice – Counterfiet Fire Extinguishers

The following alert has been provided by our Associate Member Brian McBain from ULC. These fire extinguishers bear the ULC Listed mark and we do not know if they have been distributed in Canada or not.  Here is the link to the pdf document: https://www.ul.com/sites/g/files/qbfpbp251/files/2019-07/19PN-11%20PDF.pdf

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Georgina Fire & Emergency Services is Hiring a Fire Prevention Officer

Grow your future with this great opportunity to join our team in the Town of Georgina!! Fire Prevention Officer (Full time Permanent) Department:  Georgina Fire & Rescue Services….   Fire Prevention Officer (Full Time Permanent) (Job# 2019-85) Department:                                   Fire & Rescue Services Status:                                                  Full Time, Permanent, Unionized Date Posted:                                      July 9, 2019 Date Closing:                                    …

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