NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


MTO / MFI Weekend

October 14 - 15, 2017

The Office of Fire Prevention and Control is pleased to announce the first program dedicated to supporting Municipal Training Officers (MTO) and Municipal Fire Instructors (MFI) on October 14 – 15, 2017 at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. Attendance is open to all Municipal Training Officers and Municipal Fire Instructors. The program begins with a General Session discussing issues important to MTO/MFIs, a question and answer period and an opportunity for sharing ideas and concerns with your peers. Following the General Session attendees will have an opportunity to take one of two courses, either a pilot "Thermal Imaging Camera Operations" or a "Tactical Fire-ground Simulations" course. Register today!


2017 New York State Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 17 - 20, 2017

This seminar is conducted 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 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.


25th Annual Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 13 - 15, 2018

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 Haz Mat Operations or Technician level training required by OSHA 1919.120.. All accepted proposals will be notified in writing.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS Please complete the submission form by December 1, 2017 at hazmatseminar@dhses.ny.gov.