Media Advisory - Living Safely 101 - 10 Tips Every Student Should Know

TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ -


What:     Every year, thousands of students move away from home or into residence for the first time to attend college or university. 
    To ensure that students are safe in their new accommodations, the Ontario Safety League, the Office of the Fire Marshal, the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, the Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association and Toronto Fire Services are holding a news conference to provide both students and their caregivers with important fire and life safety tips.   
     
Who:     Honourable Jim Bradley, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Patrick Burke, Fire Marshal of Ontario
Brian Patterson, President & General Manager - Ontario Safety League
Tim Beckett, Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs
George Warner, Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association
Deputy Fire Chief Daryl Fuglerud, Toronto Fire Services
Kara Fraser, Electrical Safety Authority
Fire prevention and safety practitioners across the province
Joan Nicholas, mother of Rae Nicholas who lost her life, in a rental unit as a result of an unsafe electrical installation.
                 
When:     Monday August 30, 2010
    6:30 am - 7:00 am - Site orientation and media registration
7:00 am - 7:30 am - Fire prevention specialists available for interviews
7:30 am - 8:00 am - Live fire burn cell demonstration
8:00 am - 8:30 am - Review fire aftermath
8:30 am - 9:00 am - Guest speakers
                              Fire Marshal will review components of a student safety kit
     
Where:     Toronto Fire Academy
895 Eastern Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

SOURCE Ontario Safety League

For further information: For further information:

to confirm your attendance, or to schedule an advance interview, please contact:Brian J. Patterson C.F.E. , President & General Manager
Phone: (905) 625-0556 Ext: 230 or (416) 629-2890 Cell, E Mail: bpatterson@osl.org

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