Firefighter Safety and The Codes

by mobrian on November 10, 2014

Worldclass Speakers to Present November 19th 8am-5pm

firefightersafetyandcodesThe Michigan Fire Inspector Society along with the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs and other fire service groups are proud to  host Sean DeCrane and Bob Davidson on how the fire service is changing firefighter safety through stronger fire and building codes.

Join us on November 19th from 8am-5pm at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

When discussing the safety of fire fighters and their work environment, it is important to establish the true work environment. The fire station is merely the staging area—the locations we respond to are our true work environment. To positively impact this work environment, the fire fighter must be involved in the process that establishes how it will be designed, built, and maintained: the code development process. This program will examine specific incidents and issues where fire service involvement has made a positive impact through code changes or has protected the work environment by preventing proposed changes.

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The Northern Michigan Fire Chiefs 1.5 day “Fire Service Conference” is fast approaching!

July 17-18 in Petoskey at the North Central Michigan College. Presentations will focus on Current Issues facing Today’s Fire Service (Agenda Below). This will be the event of the summer! Please encourage all members of your staff to attend. Register today –

**EMS CEU’s and Fire Inspector Credits available, pending approval**

You can find a list of the 28 displaying vendors on the website, along with event Registration form (

**As an Active Member of any Fire Chiefs Association (MAFC, IAFC, SMAFC, NMFCA, etc), they are offering a 10% discount on your General Attendee registration.

The Updated Agenda and lodging options are below. More event details, presenter bios and online registration forms can be found on their website (



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