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Statewide WBI Classes

September 1st, 2017 The Academy Exams state certification program for Florida water-based fire protection system inspectors was acquired by Recertifire and is under new ownership.  There is no disruption of status for current certificate holders; 16-hour renewals are still due June 30, 2018. The Academy Exams is offering Level I and Level II exams on [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Events, Public Education|Comments Off on Statewide WBI Classes

Just released-Irma Insurance Claims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2017 CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE (850) 717-9282 Gov. Scott Directs DBPR to Make it Easier for Floridians to Rebuild Following Hurricane Irma MARATHON, Fla. –Today, Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Secretary Jonathan Zachem to suspend certain regulations and fees that may prevent, [...]

By |September 18th, 2017|Legislative, Public Education|Comments Off on Just released-Irma Insurance Claims

OCFL Update | OCFR and Habitat for Humanity Partnership

Talk about a perfect pitch. All it took for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando to fire sprinkler its first home was a phone call by Floridian fire service members. "It all started with a phone call about a concept to put fire sprinklers into Habitat for Humanity homes," says Chief Otto Drozd III with Orange [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|Industry, Legislative, News & Updates, Public Education|Comments Off on OCFL Update | OCFR and Habitat for Humanity Partnership

Office Takes Action on Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – After a thorough review of the workers’ compensation insurance rate filing submitted by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) and careful consideration of hundreds of public comments and testimony received from interested stakeholders, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has issued an Order that gives contingent approval to an overall [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|Industry, Legislative, Public Education|Comments Off on Office Takes Action on Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates