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Research Reports, Articles, and Resources

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIOSH Exposure–response relationships for select cancer and non-cancer health outcomes in a cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (1950–2009)

Monash University Final Report: Australian Firefighters’ Health Study

NFPA New FAQ for NFPA 704 Available for Download

OFMEM Letter to Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Building Official, and Fire Chief: Building Permits and the FPPA

USFA Coffee Break Training Administration: Insurance Services Office Split Public Protection Classification and Class 10W (PDF, 116 kb)


CASA Online Technical Seminars/Educational Seminars, Various Dates and Locations

February 28 Vaughan Career Expo 2015, Vaughan, ON

March 26-29 17th Annual Northeastern Fire Education Conference and Trade Show, North Bay, ON

April 7-9 “Hell’s Kitchens – Commercial and Residential Kitchen Fires”, Niagara Falls, ON

April 28-29 Partners in Prevention Conference and Trade Show, Mississauga, ON

May 31-June 4 59th Annual OMFPOA Training & Educational Symposium, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON

September 8-9 OAFC Occupational Health & Safety Training Workshop, Toronto, ON

September 10-13 FireCon, Thunder Bay, ON

September 20-24 Fire-Rescue Canada, Victoria, BC

October 26-30 The 2015 Canadian National Advanced Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program, Markham, ON

November 6-8 Fire Service Women Ontario 5th Annual Conference and General Meeting, Mississauga, ON

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Latest Recalls

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UL and ULC Warn of Counterfeit UL and ULC Marks on a Fire Valve (Release 15PN-02) ULC

Hayneedle Recalls Fiber Optic Lighted Christmas Trees Made by East-West Basics Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Children’s Pajamas and Robes Recalled by Lazy One Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Household Fire Extinguishers Recalled Mississauga News

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