NFPA 1403: Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions

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Train fire fighters and avoid injuries and fatalities during live fire training with the 2012 NFPA 1403: Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions.

Critical to safety during fire fighter training exercises, NFPA 1403 compliance can dramatically decrease the likelihood of fire fighter injuries and deaths.

This reorganized 2012 edition of the Standard contains important updates that further protect fire fighters with clear, easy-to-follow guidance:

  • New Chapter 4 addresses general items to which all live fire training evolutions must adhere for safety.
  • Clarified items include requirements for Emergency Medical Services, allowable types of Class A products, instructor duties, and the role of the fire control team.
  • A new requirement mandates that each burn room have a burn plan in place to limit building damage and fire fighter injuries.
  • Revised inspection and maintenance requirements for live fire training structures are also included.

Work with the latest coverage of safety issues with respect to live fire training evolutions.(Softbound, Approx. 28 pp., 2012)

NFPA® 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
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
4.1 Application
4.2 Permits
4.3 Student Prerequisites
4.4 Safety Officer
4.5 Extreme Weather
4.6 Instructor in Charge and Instructors
4.7 Fire Control Team
4.8 Personal Protective Clothing
4.9 Communication
4.10 Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
4.11 Water Supply
4.12 Fuel Materials
4.13 Parking/Staging
4.14 Visitors and Spectators
4.15 Preburn Plan/Briefing
Chapter 5 Acquired Structures
5.1 Structures and Facilities
5.2 Hazards
5.3 Utilities
5.4 Exits
5.5 Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)
Chapter 6 Gas-Fired Live Fire Training Structures
6.1 Structures and Facilities
6.2 Inspection and Testing
Chapter 7 Non-Gas-Fired Live Fire Training Structures
7.1 Structures and Facilities
7.2 Inspection and Testing
7.3 Sequential Live Fire Burn Evolutions
Chapter 8 Exterior Live Fire Training Props
8.1 Props, Structures, and Facilities
8.2 Inspection and Maintenance
Chapter 9 Reports and Records
9.1 General
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Live Fire Evolution Sample Checklist
Annex C Responsibilities of Personnel
Annex D Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke in Training
Annex E Informational References