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Back Step Firefighter Crew Resource Management for the Fireground by Deputy Chief Ron Ayotte

Fire Fighting in Canada Trainer’s Corner-Permission to Call a Mayday

Fire Fighting in Canada Leaderboard-Embracing Diversity to Enhance Safety

NFPA Wildland Fire Break Newsletter - September

USFA Coffee Break Training Building Construction – Rooftop Smoke and Heat Vents (PDF, 126 kb)

University of the Fraser Valley Emergency Motor Vehicle Crashes in British Columbia: Myth or Reality?

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Various dates and locations 2014 Public Fire Safety Education Workshops

Various dates and location Canadian Electrical Safety Conference Series

September 24-25 Canadian Industrial Emergency Conference & Expo, Hamilton, ON

September 29 CASA: Understanding, Applying and Enforcing NFPA 25, Brampton, ON

September 30 CASA: Standpipe Systems for Fire Protection, Toronto, ON

October 1 CASA: Seismic Bracing for Fire Sprinklers, Toronto, ON

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

October 6 -17 Advanced Fire Investigation Workshop with Dr. John DeHaan Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Fire Training Complex

November 7-9 Fire Service Women 4th Annual Conference and General Meeting, Hamilton, 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 News

Kidde Recalls Residential Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Health Canada

John Wood Recalls Fifty-Gallon Propane Fueled Residential Water Heaters Health Canada

Sears Canada Recalls One Direction Children’s Sleepwear Health Canada

Artic Cat Recalls Side by Sides Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Great Innovations Recalls Humidifiers Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by QVC (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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