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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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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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08 Jun 2020 · Michael Kocab

Included is PowerPoint and Web address for video on flammable curtains KNOW WHAT IS FIRE SAFE FOR PHASE 2 SOCIAL DISTANCING

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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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06 May 2020 · Michael Kocab

The Macedonia Fire Department is in the process of proposing legislation to address crash protection for outdoor seating and fire alarm requirements that require addressable point notification for alarms received

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24 Apr 2020 · Michael Kocab

I have a company in town that warehouses paper. They are interested in housing and distributing alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Where can I find the proper code for needed sprinkler load

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09 Apr 2020 · Michael Girbino

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08 Apr 2020 · Michael Girbino

On April 3rd, the National Fire Protection Association published guidance addressing challenges to fire and life safety in traditional as well as temporary healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. This

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24 Mar 2020 · Michael Kocab


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