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Fire Safety and Directions from Authorities Across the Country during COVID-19

The Provincial Fire Marshals and Commissioners offices are not giving direct instruction on how you are to implement the fire code in your condo currently. Why is that? The Fire Code is the law and officials are not going to instruct you to disobey the law. These are unprecedented times. Some provinces have far more active cases …

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Service Provider Refusing to do Fire Safety Testing and Telling You It Is OK – Is it OK?

Ontario fires up 65% while property managers and boards navigate fire code compliance.   For many of our clients and for many of you reading this today you may have made decisions weeks ago about whether to test your fire alarm systems and in suites devices that should be revisited now.   When I heard from a …

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Fire code updates demand steady upkeep

Expert guidance, good records and ongoing vigilance support compliance Recent fire code updates may catch building owners/managers unaware, but it’s more likely to be longstanding easily understood requirements that put them afoul of inspectors. Drawing data from more than a hundred fire safety audits conducted over the course of one year, Michele Farley reports that …

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Lunch and Learn Webinar – Hot 10 Fire Prevention Tips for Condos

March 26, 2021 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM Friday, March 26th, 2021 – 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Available documentation: Hot 10 Fire Prevention Tips – March 26 21 webinar –  Do’s and Dont’s [PDF] Speakers Michele Farley of FCS Fire Consulting Services Carrie Clark, the Deputy Chief and Manager of  Communications, Public Education and Fire …

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FCS Becomes 1st ULC Listed Integrated Systems Testing Service Provider

August 3, 2021 UL in Canada is pleased to announce the successful completion of the listing evaluation of FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd to become the first ULC Listed Integrated Systems Testing Service Provider. This new ULC program assists fire and building code authorities, property owners, insurance companies and other industry stakeholders confirm that organizations …

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FCS Fire Consulting is Canada’s 1st ULC Authorized S-1001 Integrated Systems Testing Service Provider

Barrie, ON – After a rigorous certification process, the team at FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd is proud to announce that they are officially the first ULC listed and authorized S-1001 Integrated Systems Testing Service Provider, with the authority to issue a mandated final clearance certificate. Since June of 2020, jurisdictions across Canada have been implementing this new provision in the …

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COVID-19 Update

As a company whose business revolves around Safety and Prevention, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds. We have developed internal and external policies to keep our team and yours safe. We will continue to monitor this situation and are continuing to develop a variety of contingency plans which we will activate accordingly as necessary.
What we are doing to keep our team and yours safe:
What we ask of you:
We have every intention of continuing regular operation, with the safety of your team and ours being the top priority. We are taking steps to ensure no on-site services are impacted, however, will re-scheduling if necessary, based onsafety concerns or if quarantines are mandated.
The health and safety of both our team and yours is of the utmost importance. If you have any questions about our policies or would like to request more information about them please reach out to our team at Admin@fcsfire.com

Safe Wishes,
Michele Farley
President & Senior Code Consultant
FCS Fire Consulting Services LTD