Online Landfill Fire Safety Training with SWANA

This virtual training is for interested Ontario First Nation and Tribal Council representatives (Limit of 1 person per First Nation/Tribal Council).

This course is designed to assist landfill personnel, firefighting professionals, and landfill regulators/inspectors in better understanding the challenges and impacts of landfill fires. The lessons will review the different types and causes of landfill fires, identify tools and best management practices for preventing fires, and review firefighting methods for addressing landfill fires.

Training Objectives:

  • Introduction to Landfill Fires – Theory, Causes & Types;
  • Fire Prevention;
  • Emergency Response Plan & Training;
  • Waste Screening & Managing Materials;
  • Cover, Compaction & Equipment Operations;
  • Landfill Gas Management;
  • Customer & Public Education;
  • Fire Response;
  • & more!

Training material will be mailed to you so please be sure to include your current mailing address.

To learn more, or if you have any questions, please contact Erica Tropea at or 807-632-6650.

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