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Fire Safety During Construction for 5 & 6 Storey Wood Buildings in Ontario

A new Guideline has been released for Fire Safety During Construction for five and six storey wood buildings in Ontario.¬† The Guideline was developed by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) and the Ministry of Labour (MOL). The Guideline addresses the following eleven […]

Changes to the Ontario Fire Code

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) amended the 2007 Fire Code with approximately 120¬†technical changes. Below are some of the highlights of the regulation as identified on their website: a new section in Part 5 that applies to hot surface applications typically used in roofing operations; the new section was developed […]