Fire & Life Safety Education Advisory Committee
The Fire and Life Safety Advisory Committee was formed in September 1998. The Committee has representation from all areas of Manitoba and meets three times a year.
The Committee is mandated to provide the Office of the Fire Commissioner with:
- advice and recommendations on public education initiatives with a Provincial perspective to contribute to the reduction in the frequency and severity of fires and injuries in Manitoba
- a forum to assist in disseminating public education material and messages throughout a Province to build knowledge, influence attitudes and change behaviours to reduce the number and severity of fires and their concequences in all areas of Manitoba
- asistance in promoting public education/prevention initiatives at the local and/or regional level
- advice and recommendations to recognize and reduce gaps in public education/prevention based on the Office of the Fire Commissioner's statistical data