Guide to the Ontario Fire Code 2015


This 288 page guide will assist the building owner, property manager, building operator, maintenance personnel and other Code users in applying fire safety measures to their site.

Contains interpretive commentary with supporting illustrations for selected Ontario Fire Code 2015* requirements.

While each Article, Sentence, or Clause in the Ontario Fire Code is not specifically referenced we have attempted to explain fire and the concepts of fire safety, including certain definitions, so as to make the Ontario Fire Code easier to understand and apply.

*As amended by O. Reg. 256/14 and O. Reg. 275/14.

Contents include Code excerpts with interpretive explanations as follows:

-Fire Safety Basics
-Introduction to the Code and Act
-Division A, Part 1 – Fire Code Structure, Objectives and Functional —Statements
-Division A, Part 2 – Application and Objectives
-Division A, Part 3 – Functional Statements
-Division B, Part 1 – Referenced Documents and Organizations
-Division B, Part 2 – Building and Occupant Safety
-Division B, Part 3 – Outdoor and Indoor Storage
-Division B, Part 4 – Flammable and Combustible Liquids
-Division B, Part 5 – Hazardous Materials, Processes and Operations
-Division B, Part 6 – Fire Protection Equipment
-Division B, Part 7 – Checking, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Fire Emergency Systems in High Buildings
-Division B, Part 8 – Demolition
-Division B, Part 9 – Retrofit
-Division C
-Appendix containing applicable Ontario Regulation excerpts

About the author

Bruce Lacillade is a retired Fire Prevention Inspector with the Burlington Fire Department and a regular contributer to Firefighting in Canada. He is an affiliate member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and is a Fire Protection Specialist. Bruce also holds a BA in Social Services and a MA in Divinity. He lives in the Niagara region with his wife, daughter and two dogs.

Acts and Regulations used by Orderline in all code publications are:
© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2015.
This is an unofficial version of Government of Ontario legal materials


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