Standard on Health-Related Fitness Programs for Fire Department Members
What is NFPA 1583?
This standard outlines a complete health-related fitness program (HRFP) for members of fire departments involved in emergency operations to enhance their ability to perform occupational activities and reduce the risk of injury, disease, and premature death.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 1583 address?
Requirements apply to all aspects of the development, implementation, and management of a heath-related fitness program, including roles and responsibilities, health and fitness coordinator, peer fitness trainers, fitness assessment, exercise and fitness training program, health promotion education, and data collection. Annexes include a sample fitness plan and self-assessment tool.