OFNTSC Head Office: 1-905-768-3399; Brantford: 226-493-0225; Thunder Bay: 807-623-9595

What Does Fuel Systems Management Service Offer?

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) offers a wide variety of services to Ontario First Nations and tribal councils. The OFNTSC’s Fuel Systems Management Service works with communities and tribal councils to:
  • Training: emergency fuel spill response, spill reporting, fuel handling techniques and proper record keeping for First Nation administration
  • Water emergency fuel spill response (for marinas)
  • Compliance with Federal regulations that relate to petroleum products
  • Visual bulk fuel tank inspections
  • Home heating fuel tanks best practices
  • Fuel system audits
  • Fuel equipment support
  • Training of privately owned First Nation gas retailers
Services offered by the OFNTSC are free charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. Please note that there are costs associated to attend training sessions. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.

Benefits Of Using The Ofntsc’s Fuel Systems Management Service

  • Training conducted by fuel handling professionals with certifications in petroleum mechanics
  • First Nation administration departments (fire, public works, police, etc.) and community members can participate in training
  • Lowers risk of spills in community
  • Reduce health and safety hazards in community
  • Trainees will know Federal regulations that govern fuel products
  • Training can be tailored to meet the specific need of the First Nation
  • Establishes safe fuel handling and storage procedures
  • Educates communities on emergency response to fuel spills

Workplan Priorities For 2018 – 2019

The OFNTSC’s Fuel Systems Management Service will be working on these priorities for the next fiscal year:

  • Emergency services (working to provide fuel spill kits for First Nations in addition to technical guidance when fuel spills occur)
  • Technical and advisory support
  • Bulk fuel system assessments
  • Regional bulk fuel system spill awareness training at six (6) locations
  • Review of First Nation infrastructure development plans containing fuel related components as needed; with engineering support
  • Provide presentations at regional and local gatherings

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Contact Information:

If you have any questions in regards to the services offered by the OFNTSC, we invite you to make contact with one of our service centres. Please contact the Service Centre geographically located closest to you.

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