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Research Reports and Articles

NFPA Wildland Fire Break Newsletter - October

NFPA Action on NFPA Codes & Standard- October

NFPA Research Foundation News September/October

USFA Coffee Break Training Fire Dynamics: The A, B, C, D and K’s of Fire (PDF, 150 kb)

USFA Coffee Break Training Introduction, Rapport, Opening Statement, Narrative, Inquiry and Conclusion – A Screening Method for Juveniles Involved in Firesetting (PDF, 428 kb)

Fire Prevention Week

CO Alarms Now Mandatory in Ontario

Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry

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Various dates and locations 2014 Public Fire Safety Education Workshops

Various dates and location Canadian Electrical Safety Conference Series

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

Bianca Amor's recalls various styles of children's sleepwear Health Canada

Fluid Handling Recalls Low Water Cut-Off Control Units for Hot Water or Steam Boilers Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

PAB Two Recalls Bed Bug Heat Treatment Systems Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

KYMCO Recalls ATVs Due to Burn, Fire Hazards (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Women’s Scarves Recalled by Zazou Scarves Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Franklin Fueling Systems Recalls Hardwall Fuel Curb Hose Due to Fire and Explosion Hazard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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