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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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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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Fire Alarms and Crash Protection for outdoor seating

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 from monitoring companies. I wanted to know if any jurisdictions had model legislation that I could wordsmith to meet our requirements. Thanks If anyone has…

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Sprinkler load

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 for alcohol-based hand sanitizers? The NFPA 13 Annex , 5.6 directs you to Chapter 22 for flammable liquids and alcohol based products that contain over…

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ICC Offers Free COVID-19 Related Webinars for ICC Members

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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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Temporary Pandemic Child Care Centers

MEMORANDUM – TEMPORARY PANDEMIC CHILD CARE CENTERS AND OHIO’S BUILDING AND DESIGN CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

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NEOFPA Board of Directors Officially Supports NFPA Position Regarding ITM of Fire and Life Safety Systems in the Wake of COVID-19.

In Response to recent queries by some of our membership and the ever-changing circumstances related to COVID-19 and how it affects the fire service and the fire protection industry, the Board of Directors of the North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association supports and agrees with the recent guidance provided by the National Fire Protection Association…

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NFPA Guidance for Fire Protection Systems during COVID-19

NFPA Issues guidance to government officials on fire protection and life safety systems regardless of occupancy status. Below is a link to the NFPA website that offers advice and guidance! NFPA Responds to COVID-19

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Ohio Dept. of Health COVID-19 Website is Live.

The Ohio Dept. of Health has a new web page providing up to date information on the virus in our state as well as links to all pertinent executive orders and public health orders. Please click on the link below to visit the site.

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