NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

2019 New York State Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 22 - 25

This seminar onducted annually to keep fire inspectors aware of technological and code changes and to provide background information in the field of fire prevention. It includes speakers from commerce, industry, and government agencies. Attending the courses provided in this program will meet the 24 hour in-service credit requirement. Register today!

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 must 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 guarantee acceptance. All accepted proposals will be notified in writing. Please return this form by May 31, 2019 to the Conference Planning Team at NYSFireMarshals@dhses.ny.gov

2019 Arson Seminar

November 6 - 8, 2019

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control will host the 45th Annual Arson Seminar November 6, 7, and 8, 2019 at the New York State Academy of Fire Science, in Montour Falls, New York. This year's theme will be "Putting it all Together" and will concentrate on planning your investigation. Additional information and registration is available.

The National Pro Board Fire Investigator Certification Exam will be offered on Wednesday morning, November 6, 2019, prior to the start of the Seminar. Investigators interested in taking the National Exam MUST pre-register for the exam by October 16, 2019.

The exam application and information can be found at http://www.dhses.ny.gov/ofpc/documents/standards/exam.pdf.

2020 New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

April 3 - 5, 2020

OFPC is pleased to announce the dates and courses for the Annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy (NFA). NYS continues to be one of the largest State Weekends hosted at the NFA. The official application package will be distributed in the soon, but we wanted to give you time to SAVE THE DATE!.

2020 Technical Rescue Conference

May 28 - 31, 2020

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. SAVE THE DATE!