OFM - Directive 2014-001

FIRE MARSHAL’S DIRECTIVE: 2014-001
(PDF version available on request at AskOFM)

TOPIC: REGISTRY OF VULNERABLE OCCUPANCIES

This directive is issued under the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, (FPPA) S.O. 1997, chapter 4, clause 9.(1)(b). It is the responsibility of every Assistant to the Fire Marshal to follow the Fire Marshal's directive as set out in subsection 11.(1) of the FPPA.

Background

Ontario Regulation 364/13 (O. Reg. 364/13) and Ontario Regulation 365/13 (O. Reg. 365/13) require prescribed information for every care occupancy, care and treatment occupancy and retirement home for which a fire safety inspection is undertaken to be filed with the Fire Marshal, in a form and manner directed by the Fire Marshal.

Directive

Information prescribed in O. Reg. 364/13 and in O. Reg. 365/13 shall be filed no later than the end of the month following the date on which a fire safety inspection has been completed. The filing may be completed by either using the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) Internet application system accessible via password at www.ofm.ca or by e-mail sent to OFMStatistics@ontario.ca.

Rationale

This directive facilitates the uniform collection of information for care occupancies, care and treatment occupancies and retirement homes required by O. Reg. 364/13 and O. Reg. 365/13.

Tadeusz (Ted) Wieclawek
Fire Marshal of Ontario, and
Chief of Emergency Management


January 1, 2014