2010 NFPA 422 Guide
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  • Description

    Assess aircraft accidents and incidents thoroughly and accurately with NFPA 422.

    Fully updated to address the many changes in ARFF (Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting) standards and in the aviation industry, the 2010 edition of NFPA 422: Guide for Aircraft Accident/Incident Response Assessment provides investigation teams with assistance in all aspects of information gathering and in assessing the effectiveness of aircraft accident/incident emergency response services. Revisions affect the reproducible accident/incident investigation form included in this document, as well as chapters that correlate to each section, including:

    • Determining the crash/fire sequence
    • Explosions
    • Hazardous materials/dangerous goods
    • Arson

    The 2010 edition of NFPA 422 is a must for investigators, law enforcement, airport response teams, insurance professionals, and ARFF trainers. (Print, 21 pp., 2010)


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  • Table of Contents (2010 Edition)

    NFPA® 422 Guide for Aircraft Accident/Incident Response Assessment, 2010 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Purpose
    1.3 Application
    1.4 Units
    1.5 Report Form
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General
    2.2 NFPA Publications
    2.3 Other Publications
    2.4 References for Extracts in Advisory Sections
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
    3.3 General Definitions
    Chapter 4 Aircraft Accident/Incident Emergency Response Data
    4.1 Fire Data
    4.2 Emergency Exit Data
    4.3 Weather Data
    4.4 ARFF-Relevant Data
    4.5 Medical Data
    4.6 In-Flight Fire Data
    4.7 Responsibilities Regarding Data Collection
    Chapter 5 Data Collected Using NFPA Aircraft Accident/Incident Report Form
    5.1 Using the Report Form
    5.2 Instructions for Using the Form.
    5.3 General Information.
    5.4 Aircraft and Accident/Incident Characterization.
    5.5 Time of Day and Weather Conditions.
    5.6 Accident/Incident Notification Information.
    5.7 Fire Factors.
    5.8 Response Characterization.
    Chapter 6 Determining the Crash/Fire Sequence
    6.1 General
    6.2 Methods of Determining the Crash/Fire Sequence
    Chapter 7 Explosions
    7.1 In-Flight Explosions
    7.2 Explosive Decompressions
    7.3 Pre-Impact Explosion
    7.4 Manufactured Explosives
    Chapter 8 Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods
    8.1 International Air Regulations
    8.2 Investigation Team
    8.3 Identification of Hazard
    Chapter 9 Arson
    9.1 Probability
    9.2 Investigation Methods
    9.3 Local Agencies
    9.4 Investigation Results
    Chapter 10 Air Crash Investigator
    10.1 General Process
    10.2 Background
    Chapter 11 Aircraft Fire Reports
    11.1 General Facts
    11.2 Escape from Aircraft
    11.3 Fire-Fighting Response
    11.4 Medical Report
    11.5 Report on In-Flight Fire
    11.6 Before Filling Out the Aircraft Fire Report
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B General Information for Aircraft Fire Investigations
    Annex C Informational References
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