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Research Reports and Articles

Fire Fighting in Canada Back to Basics: Sub-Level Rescues, Part 3

Fire Fighting in Canada Extrication Tips: A Rundown of Vehicle Safety Features

Fire Fighting in Canada Tim Bits: Effective and Efficient Primary-Search Techniques

NFPA Sparky the Fire Dog – The Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms (Downloadable App)

NFPA Public Education Newsletter - October

USFA Coffee Break Training Refuse, Recycling and Laundry Chute Construction (PDF, 144 kb)

USFA Coffee Break Training Writing a Syllabus (PDF, 116 kb)

Fire Prevention Week

CO Alarms Now Mandatory in Ontario

Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry

Fire Chat via Social Media

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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

SKS Novelty Co. Ltd recalls Fun World Fantasy Feather Wings Health Canada

Giant Inc. recalls Giant and Best Canadian hot water heaters Health Canada

Party City Canada recalls the Deluxe Fantasy Feather Boa Health Canada

Global X Limited Recalls For Living Brand Villa Solar Chandelier and Naturally Solar Brand Solar Gazebo Light Health Canada

Spirit Halloween recalls feather boas and feather wings Health Canada

American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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