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NEO News

Welcome to the first addition 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 opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how other members in the network

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Remote Virtual Inspection Guidelines

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 publication is based on study, research and discussions from the Code Council’s membership (including responses to an earlier Code Council survey of U.S. code officials

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Sprinkler Retrofit Grant in 2021 Transportation HUD Bill

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 program would also collect data on the presence of fire sprinkler installations in existing public housing units around the country to determine the possible need for additional

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June Virtual Meeting

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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Ohio Child Care Rules – Reopen Ohio

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 and how they are impacted by guidelines!

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SFM Variance – Fireworks Sales During Stay Safe Ohio

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 a licensed premise) of 1.4G/consumer fireworks sold at retail and wholesale by licensed wholesalers and manufacturers. It also permits online verification of an exhibitor’s license

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NFPA Issues Guidance for Fire and Life Safety Issues at Healthcare Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic.

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 guidance, published on their website provides valuable information and links to other resources to assist fire and building officials with maintaining existing safe healthcare facilities

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