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    Retitled and featuring updated JPRs, the new edition of NFPA 1081 helps ensure fire brigade personnel are prepared and respond to facility incidents safely and effectively.

    Serving on a company fire brigade can expose personnel to significant hazards. Mitigate risks to individuals and organizations by qualifying employees using NFPA 1081. Revised to reflect the principles and practices of state-of-the-art fire brigades for all types of occupancies, NFPA 1081: Standard for Facility Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications updates the minimum job performance requirements (JPRs) necessary to perform the duties as a member of an organized facility fire brigade providing services at a specific facility or site.

    The 2018 edition of NFPA 1081 is reformatted to align with NFPA 600: Standard on Facility Fire Brigades, along with other codes and standards. Changes include:

    • Updated extracts and definitions
    • Revised JPRs
    • Updated references

    Comply now to help ensure facility fire brigade members and support members have the knowledge and skills required for all levels of facility fire brigade operations. (Print, 52 pp., 2018).

     

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  • Table of Contents (2018 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 1081 Standard for Facility Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications, 2018 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Application.
    1.4 Limits of Actions and Responsibilities of the IndustrialFacility Fire Brigade.
    1.5 Units and Formulas.
    Important Notices and Disclaimers
    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 Incipient Facility Fire Brigade Member
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Manual Fire Suppression.
    4.3 Site-Specific Requirements.
    Chapter 5 Advanced Exterior Facility Fire Brigade Member
    5.1 General.
    5.2 Manual Fire Suppression.
    5.3 Site-Specific Requirements.
    Chapter 6 Interior Structural Facility Fire Brigade Member
    6.1 General.
    6.2 Manual Fire Suppression.
    6.3 Site-Specific Requirements.
    Chapter 7 Facility Fire Brigade Leader
    7.1 General.
    7.2 Supervisory Functions.
    Chapter 8 Facility Fire Brigade Training Coordinator
    8.1 General.
    8.2 Training Functions.
    Chapter 9 Support Member
    9.1 General.
    9.2 Site-Specific Requirements.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Explanation of the Professional Qualifications Standards and Concepts of JPRs
    Annex C An Overview of JPRs for Facility Fire Brigade Member
    Annex D National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
    Annex E Management Review of Site-Specific Job Requirement Process
    Annex F Support Member
    Annex G Informational References
  • Prior Editions

    2012 Edition

    As industrial fire brigade members face new challenges, NFPA 1081 helps ensure they are prepared and respond to facility incidents safely and effectively.

    Revised to reflect the needs of today's industrial fire response personnel, NFPA 1081: Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications updates the minimum job performance requirements necessary to perform the duties as a member of an organized industrial fire brigade providing services at a specific facility or site.

    Critical additions to the 2012 NFPA 1081 include:

    • Establishing a timeframe for donning PPE and SCBA and activating PASS alarm devices. Industrial fire brigade personnel performing external or internal duties will now be required to don PPE and SCBA and activate Pass alarm devices within 120 seconds.
    • Qualifying Support Members to the industrial fire brigade. Chapter 9 provides a full range of challenging requirements for the Support Member position.
    • New definitions for PPE, interior structural fire fighting, emergency response operations, incipient state, RIC, and IMS, updated for consistency with the 2010 NFPA 600: Industrial Fire Brigades, the 2008 NFPA 1006: Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, and the 2008 NFPA 1561: Emergency Services Incident Management System.

    Update now to make sure industrial fire brigade members and support members have the knowledge and skills required for all levels of industrial fire brigade operations. (Softbound, 34 pp., 2012).

     

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