Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

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Training Curricula - Fire Safety


Fire Safety- Level 1 Training

The New York State Office For People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) have partnered to develop a three-hour Level One training for all employees on the topic of Fire Safety. Fire Safety Level One training is an introductory training with a focus on fire safety awareness the responsibilities of employees within the OPWDD system in regard to fire safety.


Fire Safety- 2013 Level 1 Refresher Training

This training is available for use by Provider Agencies. State Operated programs should contact their local Talent Development office to schedule training.

To obtain a data based CD (for computer usage) and/or a video DVD (for playback in any DVD player) version of the OPWDD Fire Safety Level One Refresher Training, please contact OPWDD Talent Development & Training. Either the CD or DVD is also available with closed captioning. To obtain a copy of the training, please e-mail your agency’s name, shipping address, and contact information to: [email protected]

If you have any questions, please contact OPWDD’s Talent Development & Training Office at (518) 473-1190.

Fire Safety Mini-Series:

The Office of Physical Plant and Safety Services will be continuing to develop a series of short fire safety training videos. These videos are intended to provide information on important fire safety issues and procedures. There is a companion document for each video which can be downloaded and used for review.

How to perform a fire watch:
   How to Perform a Fire Watch
      How to Perform a Fire Watch Companion Document  

Fire Extinguisher Monthly Inspection:

Fire Extinguisher Monthly Inspection
Fire Extinguisher Monthly Inspection Companion Document

How to Dial 9-1-1

How to Dial 9-1-1
How to Dial 9-1-1 Companion Document