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OSFM Training Opportunities

National Fire Incident Reporting System Training
The Office of State Fire Marshal is hosting a free 2-day course that teaches students how to use standardized forms to achieve uniformity in their incident reporting. This training program is designed specifically to support local fire service organizations, and will assist them in providing data to their management, decision makers, and State uniform fire reporting system. At a local level, the NFIRS data can be used to: 

  • Describe a community's fire problem,
  • Support budget requests,
  • Improve decision-making for allocation of resources, 
  • Assist in planning for future fire protection,
  • Help identify opportunities for scheduling non-emergency activities,
  • Evaluate code enforcement programs, and
  • Identify target audiences for public fire education programs.​​
 Date:  Time:
 July 31, 2014 -
 August 1, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ​Office of State Fire Marshal
4760 Portland Road NE, Salem, OR 97305

Lunch: Will be provided

Attire: Business Casual

Lodging: Will not be provided

Registration Closed.                                                                            

Carbon monoxide safety training 

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, in partnership with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is providing a series of 2-hour presentations on carbon monoxide safety and education. Topics include carbon monoxide (CO) safety, CO sources in and around the house, symptoms of CO poisoning, Oregon statutes and rules covering CO alarms, placement in residential buildings, testing and maintenance, and educational messaging and resources.

Bend, August 7th at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Register now.

Lincoln City, August 20th at 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register now.

Salem, August 28th at 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Register now.

Salem, August 28th at 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Register now.

Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist 1 Training

This two day course provides an overview of Oregon's juvenile with fire intervention program, and includes policies, procedures and laws, child development and communication techniques, practice using the Oregon Juvenile with Fire Screening Tool, intervention options including educational strategies and referral processes, networking steps and data collection. 
 Date:  Time:
 September 10-11, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue
1400 West Eighth Street, The Dalles OR 97058

Submit registration form electronically of fax to 503-373-1825 or mail to 4760 Portland Road NE, Salem, OR 97305. For registration questions, contact 503-934-8240 or email krista.fischer@state.or.us.

Fire Service and Building Code Training
Fire and Life Safety Services provides training to the Oregon Fire Service based on state and national standards. Training is available online or through a classroom. Online training and the classroom training can be accessed through iLearnOregon.

For more detailed information on the courses, please go to the Fire and Life Safety Services section. 

 Fire & Life Safety Awareness I  Fire & Life Safety Awareness I
 Fire & Life Safety Awareness II  Fire & Life Safety Awareness II
 Oregon Basic Mechanical Code  Oregon Fire Code Amendments
 Oregon Basic Building Code  Basic Fire Investigation 100
 Oregon Fire Code Amendments  Basic Fire Investigation 200
 Basic Fire Investigation 100  Company Inspector I-IV
   Company Inspector train-the-trainer
   Fire Plans Review



Fire Bridge Training
The Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) provides a free training on how to use the basic functions of the Fire Bridge system. The course is intended for beginner users or those interested in a refresher of the Fire Bridge system. For questions or to request a training, contact the OSFM Data Unit at 1-877-588-8787 (toll free), 503-934-8250, or osfm.data@state.or.us.
OSFM has access to an online learning management system called iLearnOregon. Individuals who use the iLearn system may take online training or exams, enroll in classroom courses, print certificates, use collaboration spaces, view announcements or documents, and access their transcripts. OSFM courses are available to community members and fire service employees.
Log onto iLearn to view upcoming courses offered by the OSFM. 
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Other Agency & Association Training Opportunities


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Out-of-State Training Opportunities

Northwest Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit

The Northwest Residential Fire Sprinkler Summit is scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The summit runs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The keynote speaker is California State Fire Marshal Tonya Hoover. Tickets are $50 if purchased before August 20th and includes lunch, an evening event, and conference materials. Tickets are $75 if purchased after August 20th.

Visit the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition website for a link to a complete schedule, information, and registration.

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