Fire Prevention – Public Education Program
The Public Education program provides a comprehensive program to educate the general public of fire safety issues, much of which is targeted for school aged children. Elements of the program include:
- Educational presentations on fire safety and prevention subjects to pre-school and elementary school aged children.
- Information demonstration booths and displays at community functions.
- Corporate health fairs and school district science events.
- Station tours and equipment displays.
- Participation in Student/Government Career days.
- Corporate fire extinguisher safety classes.
For more information, please contact our office at 408-586-3365.
The Public Education Unit of the Department has prepared information bulletins on a variety of subjects relating to fire safety, including:
Inside The Home:
- Carbon Monoxide Detectors
- E.D.I.T.H. (Exit Drill In The Home)
- Electricity Guide
- Fire Extinguishers
- Fire Places
- Fire Safe Cigarettes (Taken from the November/December 2002 NFPA Journal)
- Home Security Bars
- Smoke Detectors
Outside of The Home:
- Fire Safety – Defensible Space Guideline
- How to Reduce Wildfire Risk
- Protecting Your Home From Wildland Fire
- Weed Abatement Letter from the Fire Chief to Milpitas Residents
- Safety Tips For Public Assembly areas: nightclubs, movie theaters, amusement parks and similar attractions.
- Staying Alive is a non-profit organization that promotes public safety education.
- “Stop static” and Refuel safely with every fill-up
- Your Mail & The Threat of Biological Materials