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Research Reports, Articles, and Resources

Fire Safety Journal A Decision Model for Recommending Which Building Occupants Should Move During Fire Emergencies

Fire Safety Journal Modelling Large-Scale Evacuation of Music Festivals

NFPA Fire Sprinkler Initiative Newsletter - March

NFPA Smart Enforcement Workshop Proceedings 2015

Coroner’s Inquest into East Gwillimbury & Whitby Fatal House Fires

Fire Inquest Not about ‘Blaming, Shaming’: Coroner York Region News

Victims Were ‘Huddled Together’ When Firefighter Found Them, Inquest Hears CTV News

Coroner’s Inquest into Dunsmuir Fire Deaths Begins York Region News

Inquest That Will Examine Fatal East Gwillimbury Fire Begins CTV News

911 Call from Whitby Fire That Killed 3 Teens Brings Courtroom to Tears CBC News

Fire Safety Campaigns

Events

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

April 1-3 18th Annual Northeastern Fire Education Conference and Trade Show, North Bay, ON

April 19 Free NFPA Webinar: Hazard Assessment of Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage Systems 12:30 – 2:00 PM (EDT)

April 30-May 4 2016 OAFC Conference and Trade Show, Toronto, ON

May 1-3 Training Officers Seminar at OAFC Conference, Toronto, ON

May 7 National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

June 5-9 60th Annual OMFPOA Training & Educational Symposium, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

September 8-10 FireCon Thunder Bay (Tentative Dates)

September 11 2016 Canadian Firefighters Annual Memorial Ceremony, Ottawa, ON

September 25-28 Fire Rescue Canada Conference, St. John’s, NL

November 5 The Ontario Fire Buff Associates 25th Annual Fire Service Collectibles Show & Sale, Toronto, ON

November 23-24 OAFC Midterm Meeting, Niagara Falls, ON

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Latest Recalls

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

Panasonic Canada recalls Toughbook CF-S10 Notebook Battery Pack Health Canada

Toshiba of Canada Limited recalls Panasonic Lithium Ion Battery Packs Health Canada

Staples Promotional Products Canada Limited recalls Power Bank PowerStation Deluxe Health Canada

CE North America Expands Recall of Fan Heaters Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at H-E-B US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Gamewell-FCI Recalls Fire Alarm Panels Due to Failure to Alert of a Fire, Smoke or CO US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Creating X Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert) US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Headlights and Taillights Due to Fire and Burn Hazards US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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