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USFA Chief’s Corner: Lessons Learned from a Significant Life Event

USFA Coffee Break Training Building Construction: High-Rise Protection Features (556 kb, PDF)

USFA Coffee Break Training Fire Dynamics: Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres (527 kb, PDF)

USFA Coffee Break Training Access and Water Supplies: Water Storage Tank Heating (543 kb, PDF)

USFA Coffee Break Training Access and Water Supplies: Suction Tank Component Details (PDF, 675 kb)

USFA Coffee Break Training Seven Characteristics of Good Performance Support (342 kb, PDF)

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April 27-May 1 58th Annual OMFPOA Training and Educational Symposium, Brantford, ON

May 3-4 OAFTO Hands-On Skills Training, Toronto, ON

May 3-7 OAFC 62nd Annual Conference, Toronto, ON

May 4-5 OAFC Annual Trade Show, Toronto, ON

May 19 2013 Ice Storm Impacts, Lessons & Best Practices in Facility Management, Toronto, ON

May 24 & May 25 Eighth Annual Firefighters Speak Up, Ilderton & Stratford, ON

September 11-14 FireCon, Thunder Bay, ON

September 12-13 FireCon Trade Show, Thunder Bay, ON

September 14-17 Fire Rescue Canada Conference: Taking Care of Business, Ottawa, ON

October 6-10 Canadian National Advanced Fire, Arson and Explosion Training Program, Toronto, ON

November 19-20 OAFC Midterm Meeting, Niagara Falls, ON

Latest Recalls

For the full list of Recalls please see Safety Issues, Product Recalls and Warnings

Sears Canada Recalls Whole Home Hurricane Candle Holder Health Canada

Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame Recall Gas Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts Health Canada

Dyson Recalls Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool Heaters Health Canada

Futons for Less Ltd. Recalls Futon Mattresses in All Sizes Health Canada

The Futon Shop Recalls Single & Double 8 Promo Futons Health Canada

Lenovo Recalls Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers Health Canada

Walmart Canada Recalls My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Doll Health Canada

BedHead Pajamas Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

J.P. Boden Recalls Boys’ Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Centex Homes Recalls Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Ace Hardware Recalls LED Clamp Light Due to Shock and Fire Hazard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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