TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Carol Heller, Vice President, Residential
& Commercial with Kidde Canada Inc. received a Fire Marshal's Award for
Excellence in Fire Safety at a ceremony today in Toronto. The annual
Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council's Fire Safety Awards
recognize outstanding contributions to fire protection and prevention
Heller has demonstrated a passionate and enthusiastic commitment to
enhancing fire and carbon monoxide safety throughout Ontario. Through
her work, she has been recognized among fire and life safety retailers
as having a passion for the business and for working with partners,
such as the Council, to find innovative ways to promote important life
saving messages such as 'working smoke alarms save lives.'
Each year, she oversees Kidde Canada Inc. providing more than $500,000
in funding to educational programs for Canadian families. The programs
are designed to teach parents, guardians and their children about fire
and carbon monoxide safety and to educate them on what to do in an
emergency and how to prevent them. In addition, Heller has been
instrumental to getting fire prevention messages distributed at media
events, through direct mail outs, media advertising, and in product
supply and technology know-how for leading television shows such as
'Love It or List It' and 'Income Property.'
Heller has also educated hundreds of fire service professionals on the
newest technologies in smoke and carbon monoxide detection. Kidde
Canada Inc. has been a proud supporter of the Fire Marshal's Public
Fire Safety Council for more than 10 years.
"Carol Heller, in her capacity as Vice President, Residential &
Commercial of Kidde Canada Inc. is a tireless fire and life safety
advocate," said Ted Wieclawek, Ontario Fire Marshal and Chair, Fire
Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council. "As a fire safety expert, she has
demonstrated her willingness to help educate a large audience with life
saving messages about fire and carbon monoxide safety. This
partnership has helped countless Canadians obtain the information and
technology they need to stay safer from fire."
The Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council gratefully acknowledges
the support of its sponsors in this event: Technical Standards and
Safety Authority, The Co-operators Group, Kidde Canada Inc., Home Depot
of Canada Inc., Proctor & Gamble Inc., Electrical Safety Authority, CSA
Group, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Roxul Inc., Union Gas and
Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada.
SOURCE: Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council
For further information:
Carol Gravelle, Office of the Fire Marshal, 416-325-3138