The Town of Oakville Fire Department offers fire safety programs on various topics for all age groups.
Aimed at adult audiences, these fire safety presentations cover fire-safe practices in the home and/or workplace. Examples of adult audiences would include: church groups, seniors groups, condominiums, workplace, homecare providers, prenatal classes, etc.
This very popular presentation assists in addressing the community helper section of the school curriculum. A fire truck and crew can be scheduled for a short visit to your school. Topics covered include:
Fire safety is taught using a specially designed presentation with short movies. Homework is assigned to involve children's families and caregivers. Topics covered include:
Crews visit homes in Oakville neighbourhoods through the months of May to July, between 5 and 8 p.m. If homeowners are not present, fire safety information is left in the mailbox.
Plan and practise fire drills your employees will want to participate in. Fire drills are just as important in the workplace as they are at home.
For more information on planning a fire drill in your workplace contact the Oakville Fire department's public education officer.
Offered at your location or our training campus from late spring to early fall, this program includes a 45 minutes class lecture and a 30 minute hands on practical component. Topics covered include:
Also offered is a fully indoor program with an electronic simulator which is offered on a year-round basis. Schedule fire extinguisher training for your business or group of 15 to 20 people. A per person fee applies for the programs with a certificate issued upon completion.
If your child (3-17 years old) is involved with fire play or fire setting, an education officer will visit your home to assist with education and to ensure your home is fire safe. This program may contain a mental health component. Topics covered will include:
Have you experienced a fire in your home or business? Firefighters will review what led to your fire and advise you on the steps you can take to avoid future emergencies.
Phone: 905-845-6601, ext. 2008