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U.S. CPSC Holiday Safety Promotions

This year, the USCPSC is offering several tools to assist with your holiday safety programs. Please click on the following links for additional information.

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December 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the December 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 are “Making

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Outdoor Dining – Membrane Structures- Igloo’s

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 their patrons. The use of tents and membrane structures are popping up all over the place. The attached bulletin from the Ohio Fire Marshal’s office

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Temporary Outdoor Seating Guidance

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 under COVID-19 restrictions, many are looking for ways to convert outdoor spaces into temporaryseating to offset the mandated reductions to the indoor occupancy loads. The

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November Newsletter

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, 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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October Newsletter

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 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 are

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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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