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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 – NMFCA.net

**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 (NMFCA.net)

**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 (www.NMFCA.net).

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Midwest Vendor Show April 3 in Novi

March 12, 2014

Midwest Largest One-Day Fire and Emergency Services Vendor Show Suburban Collection Showplace 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374 10:00AM – 3:00PM Admission – $20 Expo Only or $35 includes 8:30AM Keynote Presentation (All Admissions Include Lunch) Interested in obtaining

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MAFC Winter Conference

February 3, 2014

Training for the Entire Fire Service The Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs is hosting the winter workshop February 28-March 1, 2014 at the Bay City Double Tree New sessions and information you need to be successful in today’s fire service Active Shooter protocol Marketing Leadership Changing the culture of the fire service EMS and the […]

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New Part 74 Rules Released

April 25, 2013

Changes to Continual and Baseline Training Last week MIOSHA released the updated rule set for Part 74, Firefighting.  The new rule set brings in changes to continual training as well as baseline training.  The updated standard was updated an includes changes that are important for the entire fire service. Take a look at the changes here

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Saving the City of Detroit (Updated)

April 25, 2012

Will the Burn Documentary Help the Detroit Fire Department The Detroit Fire Department was highlighted on NBC Nightly News last night.  The 3 minute video highlights the problem faced with the one of the busiest fire departments in the nation.   Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here is additional information, […]

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Free Medical CE (Online)

April 6, 2012

Medical CE’s for Free? Jeff Latkowski, a Fire Fighter for ten years, saw that his and most other departments were turning to online education to fulfill the continuing medical education requirements of the State. With his 12 years of production experience he teamed up with Geoff Lasser, a Fire Fighter and medical IC, to create […]

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Michigan’s Fireworks Law

March 10, 2012

Learn some of the newest information on Michigan’s Consumer Fireworks Law

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2011 United States Firefighter Fatalities

January 3, 2012

U.S. Fire Administration Announces 2011 On-Duty Firefighter Fatalities EMMITSBURG, MD — The United States Fire Administration (USFA) announced today there were 81 on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2011. This represents an almost seven percent decrease from the 87 fatalities reported for 2010. The 81 fatalities […]

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