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    The 2015 OFIA Conference will be held in Eastern Oregon (Baker City or La Grande) and the 2016 OFIA Conference will be hosted by South Willamette Fire Training Association. More information will be posted soon!

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  • 2014 OFSOA Conference: Charting the Course Save the Dates: October 15-17, 2014 - 2014 OFSOA Conference-Charting the CourseThe Central Oregon region of the Oregon Fire Service Office Administrators has been busy planning the 2014 Fall Conference at Eagle Crest in Redmond, Oregon.Classes will include:* Got Change? Practical Approaches for Dealing with Change in the Ever-Changing Workplace* Disability - the Interactive Process and Reasonable Accommodation* Volunteer 360 Report* OSHA 300 Reporting* Government Ethics & Conflicts of Interest* Civil Service SystemsBreak-out Sessions will include: QuickBooks - Beginner & Intermediate; Health & Wellness; How Cooperative Purchasing Works; and Maximizing Your Work Relationship.President's Fun Night on Wednesday evening will include a Western BBQ with line dancing lessons and prizes for best western-dressed person. The annual banquet ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 2:18 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • 2014 Oregon Fire Service Conference / November 6-8 in Sunriver The program for the 2014 Oregon Fire Service Conference has been set!When: November 6-8, 2014Where: SunriverFull conference brochure and materials are available online at for the conference registration fees are available; please contact the OFDDA office at 503-378-0896 or visit the OFDDA website at for additional information and to request a scholarship form.The following provides a brief overview of the opportunities available at this year's conferenceThursday, November 6 (Registration/Continental Breakfast available at 7:00 am)  8:00 am Opening Ceremony & Memorial Service  8:30 am Keynote Address - Presented By Michael & Carrie Kralicek  10:00 am The Whys and Hows of Conducting Meaningful Background ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 2:14 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Community Right To Know Announces Hazardous Substance Searchable Database The Community Right To Know Unit of the Office of State Fire Marshal is pleased to announce the Hazardous Substance Searchable Database is once again available for use on our website!Several examples of how this database can be used are as follows:List of chemicals reported in the *area you specify.List of EHS facilities in the area you specify.List of facilities and their latitude/longitude for the *area you specify.Type of business conducted at a facility you specify (North American Industrial Classification description).*The area you specify can be, Facility Name, Street Name, City, Zip Code, or County.The Hazardous Substance Searchable Database requires you to register/login. The password you assign when registering is limited ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 2:10 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Winter Fire School “2015” Reserve these dates now!When: February 21-22, 2015Location: Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy, SE, Salem, OR 97317Strategy & Tactics for Initial Company Operations: (16 hour class) (FGL – FO I)Incident Safety Officer: (16 hour class) (FGL – FO I or FO II)Preparation for Initial Company Operations: (16 hour class) (FGL)Training Operations in Small Departments (Maintenance)Health & Safety Officer: (16 hour class) (FO I or FO II)Leadership II (Maintenance)Decision Making for Initial Company Operation: (FGL – FO I)Vehicle Extrication: (16 hour class) (FF II)Chief’s Toolbox 7, 8, & 9: (12 hours total or 4 hours each segments) (Maintenance)The registration form is available on their website at ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 2:05 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Entry Level & NFPA Firefighter I Academy Host: Linn-Benton Fire Training CouncilSept. 27th  (0800-1700)Sept. 28th  (0800-1700)Oct. 30th   (1830-2200)Nov. 1st     (0800-1700)Nov. 2nd    (0800-1700)Nov. 14th   (1830-2200)Nov. 15th   (0800-1700)Nov. 16th   (0800-1700)Dec. 6th      (0800-1700)Location: Linn & Benton Fire DepartmentsFEES: $175 for all classesTraining Chiefs register students with Estelle at: hendere@linnbenton.eduQuestions: Doug @ Academy will be covering the following Entry Level & NFPA Fire Fighter I requirements:*     Fire Behavior, Building Construction*     PPE/SCBA, Water Supply*     Search & Rescue, Fire Detection, Alarm & Suppressions Systems*     Ladders, Fire Prevention and Public Education*     Fire Extinguishers, Forcible Entry*     Salvage & Overhaul (Loss Control), Protecting Evidence*     Communications ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 1:59 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator (Driver) The Southwestern Oregon Fire Instructors Association (SWOFIA) is offering the following class:COURSE:  NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator (Driver)DATES/TIMES:  October 11 & 12, 2014 (0800-1700 each day)LOCATION:  SWOCC Campus in Coos BaySWOFIA FEE:  $25 (in-district), $40 (out-of-district)REGISTRATION:  Call (541)435-7071 or email to register.Registration closes October 3rd.Students will drive fire vehicles on the 2nd day of training; they must have a valid driver license.
    Posted Sep 17, 2014, 1:52 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • 27th Annual Session of the Oregon Executive Development Institute (OEDI) Executive Leadership Training Target Audience:  All current and future public safety executives, military personnel and members of private organizations, including Higher Ed, with nexus to public safety.Sponsoring Agency:  Oregon Executive Development Institute (OEDI)Date(s):  March 8-13, 2015Time(s):  8:00am to 8:00pm dailyCost:  $1,350 single occupancy - Fee includes 41.5 hours of exceptional executive leadership training, all instructional materials loaded onto a Kindle Fire, 5 nights lodging, all meals (full breakfast, lunch and dinner), AM/PM breaks each day including coffee, tea service, fresh fruit and snacks, Thursday evening banquet dinner and guest speaker, special networking events and refreshments, use of the Sage Springs Fitness Center and special gift for all attendees.Facility Name & Address:  Kah ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2014, 3:07 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • 1-Day Advanced Training for Supervisors, Managers and Executives Class Title: 1-Day Advanced Training for Supervisors, Managers and Executives (In Conjunction with the 2015 Annual Session) Applying Institutional Change * The Role of Social Media in Major Incidents * Bad, Sad, Mad....and Evil: The Psychopathology of the Active ShooterTarget Audience:  All current and future public safety executives, military personnel and members of private organizations, including Higher Ed, with nexus to public safety.Sponsoring Agency:  Oregon Executive Development Institute (OEDI)Date(s):  March 12, 2015Time(s):  8:30am to 5:00pmCost:  $149 for OEDI Members and $199 for non-members (includes breakfast, lunch and banquet dinner)Facility Name & Address:  Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Training Center, Warm springs, OregonInstructor Name(s):  FBI; US Attorney's Office ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2014, 3:04 PM by Dee Kinkade
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