Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 1500?
NFPA 1500 specifies the minimum requirements for an occupational safety and health program for fire departments or organizations that provide rescue, fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials mitigation, special operations, and other emergency services.
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What does NFPA 1500 address?
The Standard includes safety requirements for members involved in rescue, fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials operations, special operations, and related activities. Protocols cover fire fighter training, apparatus, protective clothing and equipment, medical and physical requirements, and health and wellness programs.
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