NFPA 1912: Standard for Fire Apparatus Refurbishing

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What is NFPA 1912?
NFPA 1912: Document Scope

1.1* Scope. This standard specifies the minimum requirements for the refurbishing of automotive fire apparatus utilized for fire fighting and rescue operations, whether the refurbishing is done at the fire department or municipal maintenance facilities, or at the facilities of private contractors or apparatus manufacturers. A.1.1 This document is designed to be used to aid in developing specifications for the refurbishing of fire apparatus. It is the intent of this standard to ensure that refurbished fire apparatus meet all applicable federal motor vehicle regulations as well as the applicable portions of NFPA 1901 or NFPA 1906, whichever is applicable. This standard will do the following: (1) Identify minimum levels of refurbishing (2) Establish minimum requirements for inspection and/or replacement of all vehicle components (3) Create informational checklists that will identify areas on the vehicle that should be addressed when considering refurbishing (4) Create a guideline for any personnel engaged in preparing specifications for fire department or municipal agency emergency vehicle refurbishing

This standard specifies requirements for the refurbishing of automotive fire apparatus utilized for fire fighting and rescue operations, whether the refurbishing is done at the fire department or municipal maintenance facilities, or at the facilities of private contractors or apparatus manufacturers.

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What does NFPA 1912 address?

Detailed guidelines for Level I and Level II refurbishing cover everything from carrying capacity; frame; engine design; and cooling, lubrication, fuel and air, and exhaust systems to fire pump, hose storage, water tank, and aerial devices. In addition NFPA 1912 includes provisions for purchaser and contractor responsibilities, chassis components, personnel protection, governmental requirements, and more.

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