Quebec legislation passed in 2015 after a horrific fire killed 32 people in a seniors' residence in L'Isle Verte requires all such residences to have automatic sprinklers installed by the end of 2020. To date only about half of the residences have met that requirement.
The B.C. First Responders' Mental Health Committee, chaired by WorkSafe BC, recently brought around 350 people together in Richmond BC to work towards removing the stigma of mental illness often experienced by first responders struggling to deal with extraordinary stress.
After a gas leak in an elementary school sent 35 children and four adults to hospital the Quebec Education Minister announced that carbon monoxide detectors will be mandatory in all educational institutions in the province.
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2nd Annual Greater Vancouver Fire Chiefs Association Labour Relations Seminar February 27 & 28, 2019 - Richmond BC. Join us to hear from a team of legal experts, labour relations specialists and notable speakers for insight and guidance on current topics. Click here to read more.
"Company Inspection Program" - offered by FireWise Leaning Academy. Click here for more information on FireWise Learning Academy's innovative new online training.
"Building Safety and Fire Prevention Training"This program, aimed at building owners and managers, has been developed and reviewed by Canadian fire service professionals. It is presented on a university quality learning platform that takes six to eight hours to complete. Click here to learn more.
"Introduction to Incident Command System" is intended for personnel assigned to an incident or event who have a minimum requirement for understanding ICS. this module reviews the ICS organization, basic terminology, and common responsibilities. Click here to learn more.
"Electricity and Fire" is an online course that teaches basic electrical concepts and how they relate to fire. Click here to learn more.
"Wildfire Investigation" is an online course that explores various methodologies that affect wildfires. Click here to learn more.