NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

2016 Arson Seminar

November 2 - 4, 2016

The Office of Fire Prevention and Control's Arson Seminar features expert speakers and presenters from government agencies, commerce and insurance. It provides information and new developments in the field of fire investigation and allows for an exchange of ideas and experiences through peer interaction. Attending the seminar will fulfill the annual New York State in-service training requirements for fire investigators. Register today.

Public Safety Dispatcher II / Advanced Dispatcher

November 14-18, 2016

This curriculum serves to provide further education for the modern day Public Safety Dispatcher. This course will focus on current trending issues in the industry and includes the following topics: Domestic violence, handling different types of callers as well as managing the mass-casualty incident (eg. Active shooting). Also included is managing fireground communication including MAYDAY situations. A discussion of legal responsibilities and stress management for the seasoned dispatcher will also be included. Perfect for in-service training credit! Register today!

Training Announcement - Transportation Rail Incident Preparedness & Response: High Hazard Flammable Liquid Unit Train

November 30, 2016

As part of New York State's ongoing, cooperative multi-agency effort initiated byGovernor Cuomo's Executive Order 125 to improve planning, preparedness and response capabilities for any incident involving the transportation of crude oil and other ignitable liquids by rail across the State, New York State will be hosting a one day workshop promoting the resources provided in the Transportation Rail Incident Preparedness & Response (TRIPR) Flammable Liquid Unit Train program. Find out more and register today.

2017 Technical Rescue Conference

March 30 - April 2, 2017

Call for Exhibitors. The Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC)is seeking exhibitors for the 2017 Technical Rescue Conference. The conference is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects include rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, machinery and trench rescue, as well as incident and team management training. Apply today.

OFPC is also seeking presenters for the conference. Please complete this RFP form and submit your presentation idea.

2017 Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 28 - 30, 2017

Save the Date! Each year the Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York's Haz Mat 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.

OFPC is also seeking presenters for the seminar. Please complete this RFP form and submit your presentation idea.

44th Annual Fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference

May 5 - 7, 2017

OFPC is now accepting proposals for educational presentations. This conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with Fire and Life Safety Educators who attend this conference. Please complete this RFP form and submit your presentation idea by November 30, 2016.