NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Upcoming Events


2015 Technical Rescue Conference

March 28-29, 2015

The Office of Fire Prevention and Control is seeking presenters for the 2015 Technical Rescue Conference. The conference is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects including rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, machinery and trench rescue as well as incident & team management training. Information on courses and registration is available

A Call for Exhibitors! Exhibitors, we cordially invite you to connect with a diverse group of technical rescue professionals from around the country when you exhibit at 3rd Annual NYS Technical Rescue Conference. Your exhibit provides an excellent opportunity to present information on your organization and develop new contacts. Conference participants will visit your display throughout the day. If you are interested in exhibiting, please complete the application form and return it by email. All exhibits are on a first-come, first serve basis.
All Exhibitor Staff members will be required to complete and submit payment for conference registration. No additional fees will be charged for display space.


Fire Services Training Conference

April 10-12, 2015

The NYS Fire Services Training Conference is back for its third year! Last year we saw more than double the attendance of the first year and plan on continuing our growth! We've increased our course offerings to address this growth and have designed new class offerings to reflect recommendations from our previous attendees. Activities will begin at 7 pm on Friday April 10th in the Auditorium. Classes will then resume at 8 am on Saturday April 11th and conclude the afternoon of Sunday April 12th. Get the details and register!


Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 24-26, 2015

Save the date! Each year the Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York's HazMat Responders together to participate in a weekend of learning. Speakers from across the country deliver presentations on current topics of interest as well as the newest developments in the field. Attendees have opportunities to network with their peers, exchanging information and experiences. Many emergency service organizations accept attendance at this seminar as fulfillment of the annual recertification for HazMat Operations or Technician level training required by OSHA 1919.120.


Fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference

May 1-3, 2015

Co-sponsored with the NYS Association of Fire Chiefs, this course provides a series of presentations, demonstrations, work- shops, and illustrations of successful public fire prevention education programs. It offers attendees new ideas and concepts to improve planning, developing, and presenting programs for both children and adults. Various speakers from private organizations, fire service, government agencies, and industry are involved. Registration form.

Bryant D. Stevens

State Fire Administrator

The members of OFPC are dedicated to the advancement of sound fire safety practices by all citizens of NY and increasing the effectiveness and proficiency of the State's fire service.
This website is part of these efforts and we trust that the information provided will assist all of us in achieving a more fire safe NY.