Government Mandating Sprinklers in Care Homes for Seniors, People with Disabilities

Government Mandating Sprinklers in Care Homes for Seniors, People with Disabilities

Ontario is the first province to make automatic sprinklers mandatory in care homes for seniors, homes for people with disabilities, and vulnerable Ontarians. Mandatory sprinklers are part of amendments to the Fire Code and Building Code that will improve fire safety in these occupancies. Other improvements include: · Self-closing doors · Enhanced fire inspections and staff training · Annual validation of fire safety plans by local fire services The amendments […]