2017 NFPA 1401 Recommended Practice - Current Edition
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  • Description

    Maintain systematic and organized fire service training reports and records using the 2017 edition of NFPA 1401.

    NFPA 1401, Recommended Practice for Fire Service Training Reports and Records details a systematic approach to providing essential information for managing the training function of the fire service organization.

    This document provides fire service personnel with types of records, reports, and forms that can serve as basic information tools for effective training administration. It also provides recommended practices related to computerization of records and reports and the legal aspects of record keeping.

    Significant changes in the 2017 edition:

    • Refine the elements of information tracked in training reports
    • Separate the terms certification and licensure
    • Update examples of forms

    NFPA 1401 has the latest definitions of education and training; information on training documents, types of training records, and computerized recordkeeping; plus sample forms. (Print, 32 pp., 2017)

  • Table of Contents (2017 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 1401 Recommended Practice for Fire Service Training Reports and Records, 2017 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 General.
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General.
    2.2 NFPA Publications. (Reserved)
    2.3 Other Publications.
    2.4 References for Extracts in Recommendations Sections.
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General.
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
    3.3 General Definitions.
    Chapter 4 Elements of Training Documents
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Elements of Information.
    4.3 Additional Information.
    Chapter 5 Types of Training Documents
    5.1 Training Schedules.
    5.2 Training Reports.
    5.3 Training Records.
    5.4 State Certification Records.
    Chapter 6 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Training Records Systems
    6.1 Evaluating Records of Individuals.
    6.2 Evaluating the Record-Keeping System.
    Chapter 7 Legal Aspects of Record Keeping
    7.1 Privacy of Personal Information.
    7.2 Record Keeping and Risk Management.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Examples of Reports and Records
    Annex C Informational References
  • 2012 Description

    Maintain systematic and organized fire service training reports and records with NFPA 1401.

    NFPA 1401: Recommended Practice for Fire Service Training Reports and Records presents a systematic approach to providing essential information for managing the training function of the fire service organization.

    It includes the types of records, reports, and forms that can serve as basic information tools for effective training administration. It also provides recommended practices related to computerization of records and reports and the legal aspects of record keeping.

    The 2012 edition of NFPA 1401 provides:

    • Definitions of education and training
    • Information on training documents, types of training records, and computerized recordkeeping
    • Sample forms

    (Softbound, 28 pp., 2012)

     

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