News and Updates

NOTICE: The Office of Fire Prevention and Control will be resuming state fire training on a limited basis.

While assuring that appropriate COVID-19 safety measures are in place, OFPC staff will be contacting training coordinators to schedule courses at the Fire Academy and at the county level.

Firefighter Contamination Reduction and Cancer Prevention

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control has announced a major initiative to help protect its staff, New York State’s firefighters and their families from the occupational threat of cancer. The initiative is a combination of awareness and education about the cancer threat with actions and policies that reduce the threat.

Dates and locations listed below:

2023 New York State Weekend

March 31- April 2, 2023 

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) is proud to announce the 36th Annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy. 

Those wishing to attend the 2023 weekend must register for ONE specific NYS Weekend 2023 NFA course using the LMS link listed below the specific course you wish to attend NO LATER THAN February 10, 2023.

2023 Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 21 - 23

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.

Register today!

2023 New York State Fire & Life Safety Educators’ Conference

May 5 – 7, 2023