Wednesday, January 10, 2018

6 Resources for Fire Safety Pros in the Prairies

Bison Fire's 6 Resourses For Fire Safety

As a fire safety professional on the prairies, there are specific informational resources that can help you stay up to date with the latest fire safety protocols and updates. Whether you’re involved in the fire safety and protection of businesses, facility management providers, municipal buildings, or private homes, this content can assist you in amplifying your comprehensive fire safety knowledge for people across the prairies.

1.  Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner

The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) has created a dedicated Codes and Standards Section, sharing the effective code and standards administration from the Manitoba Building, Plumbing, Energy, and Fire Codes to citizens around the province.

Working in collaboration with local Fire Service Officials and Municipal Government, the OFC shares an abundance of content for those interested in fire safety for Manitobans.

OFC Resources

S.A.F.E. Family Program Installation Program

The Fires Prevention and Emergency Response Act

Manitoba Fire Statistics

2. The National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a nationwide provider of information and knowledge relating to fire, electrical, and other similar hazards.

NFPA Resources

List of NFPA Codes & Standards

Safety Tips Sheets

News and Research

Public Educational Content

            Includes information on:

  • Smoke alarms
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Fire and life safety equipment
  • Top causes of fire

3. The Electrical Safety Foundation International

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a nonprofit dedicated towards promoting electrical safety in both the workplace and at home. Their website includes a comprehensive resource library which includes blog posts and articles related to fire safety.

ESFI Resources

Fire Prevention Strategies

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

4. The National Fire Sprinkler Association

The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) defines themselves as “The Voice of the Fire Sprinkler Industry”, and for good reason. They’ve been helping share industry information for 110 years, and are showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon.

NFSA Resources

Sprinkler Resource Toolbox

5. City of Winnipeg Fire Prevention - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services (WFPS) has compiled a vast range of information pages accessible to all members of the public. Although this is a Winnipeg-based organization, their fire safety and prevention information applies to fire safety pros all across the prairies.

WFPS Resources

Fire Prevention Inspections

Smoke Alarm Information

Fire Safety Product Recalls

Permit Information

6. Bison Fire Protection

Last, but certainly not least, Bison Fire Protection has been leading the fire safety and fire prevention industry in Manitoba since 2001. As a full service company, we strive to address the fire safety needs of both commercial and residential buildings.

Bison Fire Protection Resources

Useful Links: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), suppliers, and affiliations

Latest News from Bison Fire Protection: We share information-packed blogs often, ensuring that both fire safety professionals and the public have access to up-to-date fire safety news and tips.

For more information on fire safety, prevention, and equipment across the prairies, contact your local experts at Bison Fire Protection. With services available in Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson, Kenora, Saskatoon, and Regina, you can find us online or contact us by calling 866-441-3473.

Posted by Rob Read at 9:13 AM

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