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Arson Awareness Week: May 5-11
Preventing Arson at Construction Sites

Awareness is key. Everyone can help to prevent arson at construction sites.

First responders/Inspectors


Community members

Awareness is essential. Become familiar with activities in your neighborhood and report odd or suspicious activities to your local law enforcement.

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Handouts: Preventing Arson at Construction Sites PDF 220 KB

Tips to help prevent arson at construction sites. You can customize these handouts with your fire department's logo.

First Responders/Inspectors Contractors/Community members

Free webinar (pre-recorded): Preventing Arson at Construction Sites

After watching this webinar, you will be able to develop site plans and preplan with contractors, educate all involved parties in proper fire and life safety techniques at a construction site, and understand the detrimental impact these fires can have on the local community.

Watch the webinar

Free training

The National Association of State Fire Marshals offers these free construction fire safety online training courses:

  • First Responders.
  • Building Inspector Fire Safety Course.
  • Overview for Safety Managers and Owners.
  • Construction Workers Fire Safety Course.
Enroll in free training