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NFPA New Fires, New Tactics

NFPA Mr. PPE

NFPA First Responder: Ebola & Beyond

New Zealand Fire Service Exploring Digital Approaches for Improving Safety Behaviour in Older People (PDF, MB)

Smart Meters

Information For Consumers on Meters Electrical Safety Authority

U.S. Smart Meter Firm Sensus Insists Ontario Gauges are Safe Toronto Star

Thousands of Smart Meters in Ontario to Be Removed Over Safety Worries Toronto Star

Smart Meter Recall Affects about 3,500 Customers in Sarnia-Lambton Sarnia Observer

Kingston Smart Meters Are Safe: Utilities CEO Kingston Whig-Standard

No Smart Meter Worries Independent Free Press

Norfolk Power Acts on Electrical Safety Association Recommendation Simcoe Reformer

Smart Meters Abject Failure, Bailey Blackburn News

NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns’ Statement Regarding Safety of Smart Meters in Sudbury Wawa News

Local Smart Meters No Fire Risk Brockville Recorder and Times

Thousands of Smart Meters Ordered Removed in Ontario Chatham Daily News

Sensus Model Smart Meter Linked to Fire Concerns Chatham Daily News

Oakville Hydro Replaces Smart Meters Over Safety Concerns Inside Halton

Local Smart Meters Not a Safety Concern: Officials Cambridge Times

Smart Meter Removal Underway Blackburn News

Meter Recall Raises Questions About Who Will Pay CTV News

City Gathering Info After Ontario Removes Some Smart Meters Medicine Hat News

Events

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

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

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

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Latest Recalls

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

Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Star Ride Kids Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Exclusively at Hobby Lobby US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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