Fire Prevention Workshop Kit for Fire Departments
Host your own Fire Prevention Workshop for your community!
Available on this page are resources on barn fire prevention for fire departments to host workshops, presentations and/or distribute materials in their own communities for horse farm owners.
With the teaching resources included in this kit, you can host your own workshop.
Horse Owners – contact your local fire department and request this training. Help make it happen.
Workshop Evaluation: (Word and pdf)
Equine Guelph Top 10 Checklist (pdf)
Suggestions for Hands-On Activities:
1. Fire extinguisher training
2.Hazard hunt in barn / on farm – walk through
3. Smoke out in barn
4. Burn a bale
Please Note: Even people who are experienced with horses can be injured by them. When participating in activities that require close contact with horses we suggest you use great care and if you are unfamiliar with horses we recommend you work closely with someone who is an experienced and safe horse handler.
We want to hear your feedback! Please take a moment to complete this short survey about this Workshop Kit:
Comments or Questions about the Online Fire Department Presentation Kit? Please contact Susan Raymond at [email protected]
Hosting a workshop in the near future? Please let us know if you are holding a workshop and we will add your event to our “events” webpage. Contact Jackie Bellamy-Zions: [email protected] to ask how we can help promote your event!
Have you hosted a workshop using the resources from this kit? Please give us your feedback! Contact Susan Raymond at [email protected]
Equine Guelph thanks all the fire protection professionals, our partners in fire prevention, for providing and reviewing content.
Collaborating partners include: Ontario Equestrian and Ontario Racing.
Other industry partners include: Equestrian Canada, Farm & Food Care Ontario, Intercity Insurance Services, Meaford Fire Department Training Centre, Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners, Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Ontario Veterinary College, Professional Livestock Auditing Inc., Standardbred Canada, and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services.
This project was funded in part through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The Agricultural Adaptation Council assists in the delivery of the Partnership in Ontario.