Communiqué Index

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Communiqués

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) posts on its Web site all Fire Marshal’s Communiqué published during the current year and previous three years.

Communiqués listed below that have no link are communiqués that have been superseded by another communiqué or OFMEM document, communiqués about events that are past and/or communiqués with content that is out of date or no longer valid.

Please note that the telephone number 416-325-3100, mentioned in several of the communiqués listed below, will soon no longer be valid. The current number to contact the OFMEM is 647-329-1100.

To obtain a copy of a communiqué that is still current and valid but that is not listed below, please send a request by e-mail to Claire.Rosset@ontario.ca.

To obtain, for research purposes, a copy of a communiqué that is no longer current or valid, please send a request by e-mail to Claire.Rosset@ontario.ca.

Communiqué Index: 2017

Communiqué Index for 2017

Number

Title

Date

2017-03

Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer Trade: Clarifications

February 8, 2017

2017-02

Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer Trade

February 2, 2017

2017-01

2016 Communiqué List

February 2, 2017

Communiqué Index: 2016

Communiqué Index for 2016

Number

Title

Date

2016-18

Product recall: kidde combination smoke and
Carbon monoxide alarms

November 25, 2016

2016-17

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Updated Resources

November 18, 2016

2016-16

Escape Room Facilities

October 31, 2016

2016-15

Appliances Fueled by Ethanol 

October 14, 2016

2016-14

Fire Services Long Service Medal Investiture Ceremonies: Update

September 2, 2016

2016-13

Transition To NFPA Professional Qualifications Standards: Next Steps In Regard To Implementation Of OFMEM Grandfathering Policy

July 14, 2016

2016-12

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 2, 2016

2016-11

Sauna Fires Susceptible to Backdraft Explosion

April 27, 2016

2016-10

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Web Portal

April 27, 2016

2016-09

New Tool for Fire Service Regarding Renewable Energy Installations in Ontario

February 29, 2016

2016-08

Revised Training Program for Fire Alarm Technicians

February 9, 2016

2016-07

Farm Fire Safety

January 29, 2016

2016-06

Utilization and Review of Integrated Risk Management Web Tool

January 27, 2016

2016-05

Provincial Resources For HAZMAT/CBRNE Incident Response and HUSAR

January 18, 2016

2016-04

Helping Ontario Municipalities Educate (H.O.M.E.) Fund

January 14, 2016

2016-03

Data Collection on Occupational Stress Injuries/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Programs and Services

January 7, 2016

2016-02

Provincial Model for a Local Police/School Board Protocol

January 5, 2016

2016-01

2015 Communiqué List

January 5, 2016

Communiqué Index for 2016

Communiqué Index: 2015

Communiqué Index for 2015

Number

Title

Date

2015-12

Assistant to the Fire Marshal Identification Cards: Update

October 22, 2015

2015-11

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 12, 2015

2015-10

Municipality/NFPP Community and Fire Department Profile Data Collection

May 12, 2015

2015-09

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Web Portal

May 6, 2015

2015-08

Aerial-Ladder Fire Truck May Pose a Hazard

March 27, 2015

2015-07

MSA FireHawk M7XT Air Mask Safety Notice

March 24, 2015

2015-06

Duty to Report Child Abuse and/or Neglect

March 23, 2015

2015-05

Amendment to Schedule 17.4 of Regulation 950, R.R.O. 1990: Wording to Designate Fire Code Violations

March 18, 2015

2015-04

Fire Services Long Service Medal Investiture Ceremonies

March 12, 2015

2015-03

Amendments to WSIB Operational Policy 12-04-02

February 20, 2015

2015-02

Assistant to the Fire Marshal Identification Cards

February 13, 2015

2015-01

2014 Communiqué List

February 13, 2015

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Communiqué Index: 2014

Communiqué Index for 2014

Number

Title

Date

2014-22

Updated Order Forms

December 23, 2014

2014-21

Ontario Regulation 275/14: Fire Code Amendments to Clarify Requirements for Licensed Child Care Programs in Schools

December 22, 2014

2014-20

Ontario Regulation 256/14: Technical Changes to the Fire Code

December 11, 2014

2014-19

Review of Public Fire Safety Guidelines

October 23, 2014

2014-18

Amendments to Ontario’s Building Code Allowing Mid-Rise Wood Frame Buildings

October 22, 2014

2014-17

Ontario Regulation 194/14, Carbon Monoxide Alarms

October 16, 2014

2014-16

Kidde Recalls Residential Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms

October 2, 2014

2014-15

Update on the Training to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians: Classroom Courses

September 17, 2014

2014-14

Update on IFSAC Accreditation

June 24, 2014

2014-13

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Webinar on Related Regulations and Fire Marshal’s Directives

May 9, 2014

2014-12

Integrated Risk Management Web Tool

May 6, 2014

2014-11

Municipality/Community and Fire Department Profile Data Collection

May 2, 2014

2014-10

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

April 30, 2014

2014-09

Registry of Facilities Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

April 11, 2014

2014-08

Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Fire Code to Clarify Requirements for Licensed Child Care Programs in Schools

April 8, 2014

2014-07

Public Consultation on Proposed Fire Code Changes Regarding Carbon Monoxide Alarms and Smoke Alarms

March 25, 2014

2014-06

Update on the Implementation of the Training Strategy to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

March 18, 2014

2014-05

Propane Storage and Handling: Latest Developments

February 21, 2014

2014-04

Transition to NFPA Professional Qualifications Standards: Grandfathering Policy

January 21, 2014

2014-03

Ontario Regulation 365/13, Mandatory Assessment of Complaints and Requests for Approval

January 15, 2014

2014-02

Ontario Regulation 364/13, Mandatory Inspection - Fire Drill in Vulnerable Occupancies

January 15, 2014

2014-01

2013 Communiqué List

January 15, 2014

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Communiqué Index: 2013

Communiqué Index for 2013

Number

Title

Date

2013-18

Staffing Levels in Care Occupancies, Care and Treatment Occupancies and Retirement Homes (TG-01-2013)

December 27, 2013

2013-17

Hawkins Gignac Act (Carbon Monoxide Safety), 2013

December 16, 2013

2013-16

Enhancing Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians: Compliance Dates for New Fire Code Requirements

November 29, 2013

2013-15

Reminder of Hazardous Dishwasher Recall

November 20, 2013

2013-14

Training Strategy to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

November 19, 2013

2013-13

Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Accepting Feedback on Two Proposed Regulations

November 5, 2013

2013-12

Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

September 27, 2013

2013-11

Maintenance Trucks May Pose a Fire Hazard

June 28, 2013

2013-10

Firefighter Elevator Safety During Labour Dispute

June 17, 2013

2013-09

Hazards Associated with the Handling, Use and Storage of Ammonium Nitrate

June 6, 2013

2013-08

Relocation of Office of the Fire Marshal Head Office in Spring of 2014

June 5, 2013

2013-07

Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Containing Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Prohibited After May 28, 2013

May 23, 2013

2013-06

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 17, 2013

2013-05

Enhancing Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians, Ontario Regulation 150/13

May 10, 2103

2013-04

Transition from Ontario Fire Services Standards to NFPA Professional Qualifications Standards

April 12, 2013

2013-03

Termination of the Office of the Fire Marshal’s Plan Review and Approval Program

March 11, 2013

2013-02

Public Consultation on the Implementation of Technical Advisory Committee Recommendations to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Vulnerable Ontarians

January 14, 2013

2013-01

2012 Communiqué List

January 14, 2013

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