Ontario Fire Code and Inspections Overview

Online /
Apr 29, 2024 /
Course Code: 0403-WEB24

  • Overview
  • Instructor


After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify typical types of fire and life safety hazards and fire code violations in different types of building occupancies
  • Recognize the different parts of the Fire Code that relate to fire safety inspections
  • Reference and provide an overview of the 2015 Province of Ontario Fire Code Compendium and the Fire Protection and Prevention Act legislation that provides for minimum fire and life safety to occupants and buildings.

The Province of Ontario Fire Code governs the requirements for the minimal level of fire and life safety in all buildings in the province. The goal is to ensure that occupants and facilities are safe from the risk of fires by enforcing the requirements.

  • Fire Protection and Prevention Act of the Province of Ontario
    • what is the current legislation in Ontario that regulates fire and life safety inspections
    • what are the three (3) “Lines of Defense in the province against fires
  • Ontario Fire Code
    • what edition of the code is currently referenced and enforceable in the province
    • what are the owner(s) legal responsibilities in accordance with the code
  • Fire Risks and Code Requirements in types of buildings
    • Assembly occupancies
      • Residential occupancies
      • Mercantile and Industrial occupancies
  • General Housekeeping Hazards
    • Will provide an overview of typical housekeeping hazards found in all buildings

Who Should Attend
This course has been designed for Building Owners, Property Managers, Consultants, Security Personnel, City Officials, Engineers, Building Operators and other persons who control properties.

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Please note: You can check other time zones here.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or newer

IE 11 or later, Edge 12 or later, Firefox 27 or later, Chrome 30 or later

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later

Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

OS: iOS 8 or newer

OS: Android 4.0 or higher


John Percy, CFAA Tech, FPO, PFLSE, CFEI

John Percy, Cambridge Fire Department.

John Percy is a certified Canadian Fire Alarm Association Technician (CFAA) for Ontario, public fire & life safety educator and fire prevention officer with the Office of the Fire Marshal. He has over 27 years of experience in the fire protection and fire service industries. He has experience with enforcement of the Ontario Fire & Building codes, fire investigations, education, media relations and building plans examination review. Currently registered (BCIN) as a Fire Protection Inspector with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing in Ontario.

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Fee & Credits

$149 + taxes

  • 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 2 Continuing Professional Development Hours (PDHs/CPDs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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