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On-Line 2017 Ohio Fire Code Training

The State Fire Marshal has announced that beginning today the web portal is open for inspectors to do the mandatory fire inspector update. This training must be complete by December 15th 2018. On Line 2017 Ohio Fire Code Here is the link to the site: On-Line Inspector Training OFA 24/7

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2017 Code Books

Here is an option to purchase the NEW 2017 Ohio Building Codes including the NEW 2017 OHIO FIRE CODE through John D. Preuer and Associates. I know many cities utilize him for promotional materials. Attached is a pricing sheet with contact information to order your new code books! BOCA Flyer April 2018

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Sprinkler Tax Reform Information

NFSA is very happy to report that hard work, dedication and commitment have paved the way for the inclusion of fire sprinkler incentives in recent tax reform and the official Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passage. Your NFSA team on Capitol Hill includes Vickie Pritchett, Director of Outreach & Government Relations, Jim Dalton, Senior Policy

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Food Truck Variance

The Ohio Fair Managers Association requested a variance from portions of the Administrative Rules regulating separation distances between operating mobile food trucks. The State Fire Marshal’s did issue a variance effective April 23, 2018 that reduces the clear space between parked and operating food trucks to 3 feet or 1 meter. This is between bumpers

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New Fire Code Classes

Hello all – I am pleased to announce that the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of State Fire Marshal will be holding a series of six, FREE training courses throughout the state to help you gain a better understanding of the changes within the new Ohio Fire Code (OFC), which became effective December 15, 2017.

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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported CDPC Recall   Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles   Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the

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Fire Inspector Job

The Beachwood Fire Department, leading the way in fire prevention, currently has an opening for a full-time Fire Inspector.  This position reports directly to the Fire Chief.  The following minimum requirements must be met to be considered for the position:      graduation from high school (or GED equivalent); and considerable knowledge of the principles, practices,

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Fall Inspector Con-ed at Auburn CC

Auburn Career Center Fall Fire Inspector CE Course 3 hours of CE on the subject of Historic Fires and the effects on Fire Codes November 8th @ 1800 hours in the Presentation Building Refreshments and light snack served during break. Cost is $10.00 register online at www.auburncc.org under the adult education tab.

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