NFPA® 1582 Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Implementation
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Roles and Responsibilities
4.1 Fire Department Responsibilities
4.2 Fire Department Physician Responsibilities
4.3 Candidate and Member Responsibilities
4.4 Confidentiality of Medical Information
Chapter 5 Essential Job Tasks
5.1 Essential Job Tasks and Descriptions
5.2 Essential Job Tasks for Specialized Teams
Chapter 6 Medical Evaluations of Candidates
6.1 Medical Evaluation
6.2 Medical Conditions Affecting Ability to Safely Perform Essential Job Tasks
6.3 Head and Neck
6.4 Eyes and Vision
6.5 Ears and Hearing
6.6 Dental
6.7 Nose, Oropharynx, Trachea, Esophagus, and Larynx
6.8 Lungs and Chest Wall
6.9 Aerobic Capacity
6.10 Heart and Vascular System
6.11 Abdominal Organs and Gastrointestinal System
6.12 Metabolic Syndrome
6.13 Reproductive System
6.14 Urinary System
6.15 Spine and Axial Skeleton
6.16 Extremities
6.17 Neurological Disorders
6.18 Skin
6.19 Blood and Blood-Forming Organs
6.20 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
6.21 Systemic Diseases and Miscellaneous Conditions
6.22 Tumors and Malignant Diseases
6.23 Psychiatric Conditions
6.24 Chemicals, Drugs, and Medications
Chapter 7 Occupational Medical Evaluation of Members
7.1 General
7.2 Member Education Regarding Occupational Medical Evaluation Program
7.3 Timing of the Annual Occupational Medical Evaluation of Members
7.4 Components of the Annual Occupational Medical Evaluation of Members
7.5 Medical History
7.6 Physical Examination
7.7 Ancillary Tests
Chapter 8 Annual Occupational Fitness Evaluation of Members
8.1 Weight and Body Composition
8.2 Annual Fitness Evaluation
Chapter 9 Essential Job Tasks Specific Evaluation of Medical Conditions in Members
9.1 Essential Job Tasks
9.2 Special Teams
9.3 Fire Department Physician Roles
9.4 Cardiovascular Disorders
9.5 Vascular Disorders
9.6 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
9.7 Lung, Chest Wall, and Respiratory Disorders
9.8 Infectious Diseases
9.9 Spine Disorders
9.10 Orthopedic Disorders
9.11 Disorders Involving the Gastrointestinal Tract and Abdominal Viscera
9.12 Medical Conditions Involving Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Neck, or Throat
9.13 Neurologic Disorders
9.14 Psychiatric and Psychologic Disorders
9.15 Substance Abuse
9.16 Medications
9.17 Tumors Malignant or Benign
9.18 Pregnancy and Reproductive Health
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Guide for Fire Department Administrators
Annex C Protocols for Evaluation of Fitness of Members
Annex D Pregnancy Issues
Annex E Sample Physician Evaluation Form for Fire Fighters with Diabetes
Annex F Informational References
Index