NFPA 600: Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades
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What is NFPA 600?
NFPA 600: Document Scope
1-1.1 This standard contains minimum requirements for organizing, operating, training, and equipping industrial fire brigades. It also contains minimum requirements for the occupational safety and health of industrial fire brigade members while performing fire fighting and related activities. 1-1.2* This standard shall apply to any organized, private, industrial group of employees having fire fighting response duties, such as emergency brigades, emergency response teams, fire teams, and plant emergency organizations. 1-1.3* This standard shall not apply to industrial fire brigades that respond to fire emergencies outside the boundaries of the industrial site when the off-site fire involves unfamiliar hazards or enclosed structures with layout and contents that are unknown to the industrial fire brigade. 1-1.4 This standard shall not apply to medical response, confined space rescue response, and hazardous material response activities.
This standard presents requirements for organizing, operating, training, and equipping industrial fire brigades. It also contains requirements for the occupational safety and health of industrial fire brigade members while performing fire fighting and related activities Official document scope
What does NFPA 600 address?
Topics applicable to all industrial fire brigades include education and training, organization, medical and physical requirements; equipment; and apparatus. NFPA 600 also provides specific requirements for brigades performing incipient stage fire fighting, advanced exterior fire fighting only, interior structural fire fighting only, and advanced exterior and interior structural fire fighting. Table of Contents

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