Use NFPA 405 to prepare ARFF personnel for the full range of airport emergencies.
NFPA 405: Standard for the Recurring Proficiency of Airport Fire Fighters covers everything airport authorities need to know about ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting) personnel proficiency. Chapters encompass airport familiarization, ARFF personnel safety, PPE, aircraft cargo hazards, emergency communication systems, ARFF vehicles and equipment, extinguishing agents, live fire fighting, EMS (Emergency Medical Services, and more.
This 2010 edition includes:
- Added live fire requirements, and a new provision that personnel shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications prior to being assigned to ARFF operations
- Expanded Annex material addressing alternative way to conduct recurrent training, especially through the use of computer-based training (CBT) simulations
- Format and editorial changes that improve readability and usability
For airport fire chiefs and airport managers who want ongoing training, NFPA 405 establishes vital criteria that can be used by airports around the world. (Softbound, 15 pp., 2010)