2020 NFPA 1521 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

    NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer, specifies the Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) of both a Health and Safety Officer (HSO) and an Incident Safety Officer (ISO). More information about the 2020 edition is coming soon.

  • Table of Contents (2020 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 1521 Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, 2020 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Application.
    1.4 Units.
    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 Health and Safety Officer
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Risk Management.
    4.3 Laws, Codes, and Standards.
    4.4 Training and Education.
    4.5 Accident Prevention.
    4.6 Accident Investigation, Procedures, and Review.
    4.7 Records Management and Data Analysis.
    4.8 Apparatus and Equipment.
    4.9 Facility Inspection.
    4.10 Health Maintenance.
    4.11 Liaison.
    4.12 Infection Control.
    Chapter 5 Incident Safety Officer
    5.1 General.
    5.2 General Requirements
    5.3 Fire Suppression Operations.
    5.4 Technical Search and Rescue Operations.
    5.5 Hazardous Materials Operations.
    5.6 Accident Investigations and Review.
    5.7 Post-Incident Analysis (PIA).
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Safety Officer’s Post-Incident Analysis Report
    Annex C Sample ISO Incident Checklists
    Annex D Explanation of the Professional Qualifications Standards and Concepts of JPRs
    Annex E Organization
    Annex F Informational References
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