Every assembly occupancy in Springfield is required to comply with the 2018 International Fire Code, adopted by the City of Springfield. These codes were adopted to prevent overcrowding and other safety hazards in bars, nightclubs and other establishments where many citizens gather.
The Community Risk Reduction Division of the Springfield Fire Department offers customized onsite training for your establishment. Or, if you choose, online training is also available.
Employees of all assembly occupancies are required to attend training at hiring and at least every year thereafter. This training, provided by the Springfield Fire Department, fulfills that requirement.
For customized on-site training, contact us
. Otherwise, view our online training
, followed by a short quiz
to be completed by all employees. Once you have passed the test with a score of at least 70%, a certificate will be mailed to your establishment.
Fire marshals conduct fire and life safety inspections at commercial occupancies. These inspections are designed to allow fire department personnel to identify and correct deviations from the Fire Code.