Do you need to know where your building stands with respect to Ontario Fire Code requirements?
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. can assist you by conducting a private and confidential fire inspection of your building and provide a report outlining any Fire Code deficiencies and recommended actions to rectify the issues.
The following are some of the main reasons why our clients have a private fire inspection done in their building:
The Ontario Fire Code requires that a Fire Safety Plan be prepared, approved and implemented in many different types of buildings. Owners are legally required to ensure this document is prepared and submitted to the local Fire Department for review and approval.
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will prepare a new Fire Safety Plan that is unique to your building or we will revise / update your existing one.
We will also prepare schematic floor plan drawings identifying all pertinent fire and life safety information that is specific to your building design.
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will submit the Fire Safety Plan to the local Fire Department and deal directly with the Fire Department on your behalf to get your Fire Safety Plan approved.
Contact us to discuss your unique Fire Safety Plan needs.
A critical component of having a Fire Safety Plan is implementing it in your building. Our Fire Safety Plan presentation and training sessions will help you do just that!
Your building Fire Safety Plan outlines many important fire safety features, fire safety responsibilities and emergency evacuation procedures specific to your building. It is extremely important that the people in your building understand what their responsibilities are and what they are expected to do in a fire emergency.
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will prepare a Fire Safety Plan presentation and training session that is specifically tailored to your building. Everything in the Fire Safety Plan will be discussed with attendees and a training record will be provided to you.
Do you have a specific Fire Code issue that you need assistance with?
Here are some examples where we provide Fire Code consulting for our clients:
We can help by reviewing your specific situation and advising you on what Fire Code requirements are applicable and how to proceed.
Have you been issued an Inspection Order or Notice of Violation by your local Fire Department due to Fire Code deficiencies in your building?
If this is case, Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will review the Fire Departments' report, discuss / review the issues with you, provide recommendations for compliance and prepare a formal response to the Fire Department.
Time is of the essence in this situation in order to avoid legal action being taken against you by the Fire Department, so please contact us as soon as possible.
Part 9 - Retrofit of the Ontario Fire Code is applicable to specific types of existing buildings and outlines requirements to bring these buildings up to a minimum level of fire and life safety standards.
There are requirements for the following types of buildings which are outlined in Part 9 - Retrofit of the Ontario Fire Code:
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will conduct a fire inspection of your
building and provide a report outlining the applicability of Retrofit in your building and any required upgrades concerning Fire Code Retrofit requirements.
The Ontario Fire Code identifies requirements for fire drills to be carried out in buildings. The frequency with which fire drills are required to be executed is based on the type of occupancy in your building. A fire drill may be required annually, quarterly or monthly (or more in the case of a school).
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will discuss your specific fire drill requirements with you and attend your building to observe an actual fire drill. We will evaluate the drill and debrief participants after the drill to identify strengths and areas that need improvement.
The Ontario Fire Code indicates that at least one copy of the fire emergency procedures shall be prominently posted and maintained on each floor area.
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. will prepare "YOU ARE HERE" evacuation procedure drawings that can be posted in strategic and prominent locations throughout your building.
We can also assist with preparation and placement of emergency procedure signage and floor plans showing fire protection equipment locations.
The Ontario Fire Code has requirements concerning the maximum amount of people that are permitted to occupy a room, space or floor area in a building.
Fire Advisor Consulting Inc. can assist you with determining what the maximum occupant load is for rooms and spaces within your building.
We will conduct an analysis to determine your occupant load requirements and will advise you on the number of people that your space can accommodate to remain compliant with the law.
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