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OSFM Training Opportunities

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. 
​ Time:  Location: Registration:
 ​July 29-30, 2015  8:00 a.m. Coos Bay Fire & Rescue
 450 Elrod
 Coos Bay, OR 

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.



Smoke Alarm Installation Program Training

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is offering free one-hour training on our Smoke Alarm Installation Program, which is required for agencies who wish to participate in the program. The program provides smoke alarms, educational materials, and funding assistance to Oregon fire agencies who wish to conduct a smoke alarm installation project in their jurisdiction.

The training will include:

  • Planning a smoke alarm installation project
  • Replacing smoke alarms and batteries
  • Oregon smoke alarm law
  • Smoke alarm types and installation
  • Install​ation briefing
  • Program requirements
  • Applying for the program, ordering smoke alarms, and educational materials
  • Project funding


 Loc​ation:  Registration:
​ July 8 ​ 6:00 p.m.  Stayton Fire Dist. 
 41988 W Ida St, Stayton, OR
​ July 14 ​ 10:00 a.m.  ​McMinnville Fire Dept. 
 175 NE 1st St, McMinnville, OR
​ July 20 ​ 10:00 a.m.  South Lane County Fire & Rescue 
 233 Harrison Ave, Cottage Grove, OR
​ July 29 ​ 1:00 p.m.  Webinar hosted by OSFM 
 via computer/phone
​ Aug 13 ​ 10:00 a.m. ​ Hood River Fire & EMS 
 1785 Meyer Pkwy, Hood River, OR
​ Aug 13 ​ 3:00 p.m. ​ Lake Oswego Fire Dist. 
 300 B Ave, Lake Oswego, OR
​ Aug 27  ​1​1:00 a.m.​  Webinar hosted by OSFM 
 via computer/phone
​ Sept 1 ​ 10:00 a.m. ​ Oregon Dept. of Forestry 
 415 Patterson Bridge Rd, John Day, OR
 ​Sept 3 ​ 10:00 a.m.  Washington Co. Fire Dept. #2 
 31370 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 

 If you have questions, contact osfm.ce@state.or.us or call 503-934-8228. 



National Fire Incident Reporting System Training
The Office of State Fire Marshal is hosting a free 2-day course that will cover both NFIRS and Oregon Fire Bridge™.
Day 1 will cover NFIRS
Day 2 will cover both NFIRS and transition into Oregon Fire Bridge™ training.
The NFIRS course 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.
The Oregon Fire Bridge™ course teaches students how to use the basic functions of and how to properly enter an incident into the Oregon Fire Bridge™ system. This is intended for beginner users or those interested in a refresher of the Oregon Fire Bridge™ system.
Time:  Location: Registration:
​ August 3-4, 2015 ​ 0800-1700 ​ Office of State Fire Marshal 
 4760 Portland Rd NE
 Salem, OR 97305
​ Register
Lunch: Will be provided
Attire: Business Casual
Registration Deadline: July 20, 2015.
** Early registration is recommended, space is LIMITED to 35 participants. **
Lodging: Will not be provided  



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.

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