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Our mission is to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on quality of life by providing training and education for fire officials and advocating and supporting scientifically-based consensus codes and standards. NEOFPA is not only a local non-profit organization but, more importantly, it is an organization advocating fire prevention throughout Northeast Ohio and is an authoritative source on public safety. The NEOFPA participates in the process of codes and standards development and have helped to protect both people and property throughout Northeast Ohio.

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News

19 Nov 2020 · Michael Kocab

As the weather turns colder and with the need for social distancing, outdoor dining areas allow patrons to spread out and restaurants are looking at ways to provide this to

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29 Oct 2020 · Michael Kocab

Considerations for Converting Outdoor Spaces into Temporary Seating Spaces Based on the 2018 I-Codes October 2020 As restaurants, bars, and similar establishments across the United States resume operations at reducedcapacity

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28 Oct 2020 · Michael Kocab

Welcome to the November Version of Northeast Ohio News – a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events,

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28 Sep 2020 · Michael Kocab

Welcome to the October of Northeast Ohio News – a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training

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18 Aug 2020 · Michael Kocab

The International Code Council recently published “Recommended Practices for Remote Virtual Inspections,” a guideline document that governmental jurisdictions should consider for an effective and consistent remote virtual inspections program. The

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13 Aug 2020 · Michael Kocab

Included in HUD’s Public Housing Capital Fund is $25 million for a competitive grant program to provide funds to public housing authorities who wish to retrofit public housing units with sprinkler systems. The

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12 Aug 2020 · Michael Kocab

Attached is the latest update from the Ofiice of the State Fire Marshal regarding School Fire Safety During Covid-19 Pandemic.

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20 Jul 2020 · Michael Girbino

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20 May 2020 · Michael Kocab

Please review these guidelines in particular the physical environment section which talks about dividers in rooms,they may impact access or sprinklers patterns! Take a close look at your day cares

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19 May 2020 · Michael Kocab

SFM Variance – Fireworks Sales During Stay Safe Ohio Click here for the variance for fireworks sales just issued by the Marshal. It permits online sales and curb-side pickup (on

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