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NFPA 1403: Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions
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What is NFPA 1403?
NFPA 1403: Document Scope
1.1* Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall contain the minimum requirements for training all fire suppression personnel engaged in firefighting operations under live fire conditions. 1.1.2 The minimum requirements for training shall comprise a basic system that can be adapted to local conditions to serve as a standard mechanism for live fire training.
NFPA 1403 provides minimum requirements for conducting live fire training to ensure they are conducted in safe facilities and a safe manner for participants. Official document scope
What does NFPA 1403 address?
General requirements include permits, student prerequisites, safety officer, instructors, fire control team, PPE, communication, EMS, water supply, fuel materials, and preburn plan/briefing. Separate chapters detail specific provisions related to acquired structures, gas-fired live fire training structures, non-gas-fired live fire training structures, exterior live fire training props, and reports and records. Table of Contents
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