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

2015 30th Annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

April 11-12, 2015

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control and the Fire Academy Faculty Student Association proudly announces the '2015' 30th Annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy. This year we are pleased to announce that we will be once again partnering with the fire service from the State of Georgia. The NFA will accommodate 330 students at the 2015 New York/Georgia Weekend. Student selection will be predicated upon the National Fire Academy selection criteria; Individuals must have a minimum of five years of firefighting experience and meet the NFA Student Criteria or Target Audience as listed under the course description. Information on courses and registration is available. FEMA application form. NOTE: Registration deadline has been extended to January 23rd 2015.

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.