NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

2017 Fire Service Explorer Weekend

July 28 - 30, 2017

Save the date! The Fire Service Explorer Weekend allow members of participating Explorer Posts to gain practical experience in the field of firefighting and emergency medical service. The 12-hour program includes activities and instruction on fire and EMS topics, including fire prevention, personal protective equipment, hose and ladder evolutions, search and rescue, firefighter survival, basic rescue skills, accident victim extrication and spinal immobilization. First-time participants focus on basic skills, with more advanced skills being taught each year that the candidate returns. Participants must submit medical clearance, medical history and parental permission forms with their registration. Register today!

E-mail Josh Brott at Joshua.Brott@dhses.ny.gov with any questions.

2017 New York State Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 17 - 20, 2017

CALL FOR PRESENTERS - We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations. This conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with the code enforcement officials who attend this conference. You may submit as many proposals as you wish, but only one proposal per form. Length of presentations mu st be a minimum of one hour, but no longer than two hours. All presentation proposals will be reviewed by the seminar committee. Selections will be based on quality, relevance, focus and practical application. Please note submission of a proposal does not gaurantee acceptance. All accepted proposals will be notified in writing. Please complete the submission form by July 31, 2017 and return to Teresa Baker at Teresa.Baker@dhses.ny.gov.