NFPA 600: Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades

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Follow more user-friendly requirements in the 2015 NFPA 600: Standard on Facility Fire Brigades.

Renamed for the 2015 edition, NFPA 600: Standard on Facility Fire Brigades supports this critical line of defense in both industrial and non-industrial settings. The fully reorganized Standard presents minimum requirements for fire brigade organization, operation, training, and equipment necessary for prompt and effective first response in a fire emergency. It also contains requirements for the occupational safety and health of industrial fire brigade members while performing fire fighting and related activities.

Comprehensive and user-friendly, the 2015 edition of NFPA 600 covers:

  • Education, training, and drills
  • Organization
  • Medical and job-related physical requirements
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The 2015 NFPA 600 also contains specific chapters on:

  • Incipient stage fire fighting
  • Interior structural fire fighting and advanced exterior fire fighting, with common requirements grouped for easier referencing

Ensure every facility fire brigade is organized and has the knowledge required to handle fire protection challenges in all types of environments -- from industrial facilities to non-industrial settings such as college and hospital campuses. (Softbound, 22 pp., 2015)

NFPA® 600 Standard on Facility Fire Brigades 2015 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Equivalency
1.5 Units and Formulas
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Facility Fire Brigade Fundamentals
4.1 General
4.2 Organization and Administration
4.3 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
4.4 Incident Management System (IMS)
4.5 Risk Management Policy
4.6 Training and Education
4.7 Drills
4.8 Training and Drill Records
4.9 Responsibilities in the Facility Fire Brigade Organization
4.10 Medical and Job-Related Physical Requirements
4.11 Facility Fire Brigade Equipment
4.12 Facility Fire Brigade Apparatus
Chapter 5 Facility Fire Brigades That Perform Incipient Stage Fire Fighting
5.1 General
5.2 Limits for Facility Fire Brigades Assigned Incipient Fire-Fighting Response Duties
5.3 Education, Training, and Drills
5.4 Protective Clothing and Protective Equipment
5.5 Medical
Chapter 6 Facility Fire Brigades That Perform Advanced Exterior or Interior Structural Fire Fighting
6.1 General
6.2 Limits of Facility Fire Brigades Assigned Both Advanced Exterior and Interior Structural Fire-Fighting Response Duties
6.3 Operational Requirements
6.4 Education, Training, and Drills
6.5 Protective Clothing and Protective Equipment
6.6 Medical
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References