NFPA 1912: Standard for Fire Apparatus Refurbishing

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Is your refurbished fire fighting and rescue equipment up-to-the task? Be sure with the 2011 NFPA 1912.

Before your department upgrades or refurbishes any automotive fire/rescue apparatus, consult the updated 2011 NFPA 1912: Standard for Fire Apparatus Refurbishing. This important document defines requirements for two levels of refurbishing, providing detailed information on all major components and systems. Provisions apply whether the refurbishing is done at the fire department or municipal maintenance facilities, or at the facilities of private contractors or apparatus manufacturers.

The 2011 edition includes:

  • Added language allowing lateral acceleration indicator as an alternative to tilt table testing when retrofitting older apparatus
  • New Annex note referencing text from NFPA 1901 concerning electronic stability control for those apparatus that fail to pass the establish roll stability criteria

The 2011 NFPA 1912 is a must for fire departments, apparatus manufacturers, private contractors that repair or restore fire apparatus, and emergency vehicle maintenance technicians. (Softbound, 64 pp., 2011)

NFPA® 1912 Standard for Fire Apparatus Refurbishing 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Equivalency
1.5 Units of Measure
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 General Requirements
4.1 General
4.2 Responsibility of Purchaser
4.3 Responsibility of the Contractor
4.4 Fire Apparatus Components
4.5 Chassis Components
4.6 Governmental Requirements
4.7 Personnel Protection
4.8 Carrying Capacity
Chapter 5 Level I Refurbishing
5.1 General
5.2 Carrying Capacity
5.3 Vehicle Stability
5.4 Frame
5.5 Drivetrain
5.6 Engine and Engine System Design
5.7 Cooling System
5.8 Lubrication System
5.9 Fuel and Air Systems
5.10 Exhaust System
5.11 Vehicle Components
5.12 Low-Voltage Electrical Systems and Warning Devices
5.13 Driving and Crew Compartments
5.14 Body, Compartmentation, and Hose Storage
5.15 Fire Pump and Associated Equipment
5.16 Water Tanks
5.17 Aerial Devices
5.18 Equipment Carried on Fire Apparatus
5.19 Tests and Delivery Data Requirements
5.20 Data Required of the Contractor
Chapter 6 Level II Refurbishing
6.1 General
6.2 Carrying Capacity
6.3 Vehicle Stability
6.4 Frame
6.5 Drivetrain
6.6 Engine and Engine System Design
6.7 Cooling System
6.8 Lubrication System
6.9 Fuel and Air Systems
6.10 Exhaust System
6.11 Vehicle Components
6.12 Low-Voltage Electrical Systems and Warning Devices
6.13 Driving and Crew Compartments
6.14 Body, Compartmentation, and Hose Storage
6.15 Fire Pump and Associated Equipment
6.16 Water Tank
6.17 Aerial Devices
6.18 Equipment Carried on the Fire Apparatus
6.19 Tests and Delivery Data Requirements
6.20 Data Required of the Contractor
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Fire Apparatus Refurbishing Specifications
Annex C Weights and Dimensions for Common Equipment
Annex D Guidelines for First Line and Reserve Apparatus
Annex E Informational References
Index