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NFPA 1500 - Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
1.1 Scope. This standard shall contain minimum requirements for a fire service–related occupational safety and health program.
NFPA 1521 - Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer
1.1 Scope. This standard contains minimum requirements for the assignment, duties, and responsibilities of a health and safety officer (HSO) and an incident safety officer (ISO) for a fire department.
NFPA 1561 - Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System
1.1* Scope. This standard contains the minimum requirements for an incident management system to be used by emergency services to manage all emergency incidents.
NFPA 1581 - Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program
1-1.1 This standard contains minimum requirements for a fire department infection control program. 1-1.2 These requirements apply to organizations providing fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, and other emergency services including public, military, private, and industrial fire...
NFPA 1582 - Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments
1.1 Scope. This standard contains descriptive requirements for a comprehensive occupational medical program for fire departments. 1.1.1* The medical requirements in this standard are applicable to fire department candidates and members whose job descriptions as defined by the authority having...
NFPA 1583 - Standard on Health-Related Fitness Programs for Fire Department Members
1.1* Scope. This standard establishes the minimum requirements for the development, implementation, and management of a health-related fitness program (HRFP) for members of the fire department involved in emergency operations. A.1.1 Although this standard is intended primarily for members involved...
NFPA 1584 - Standard on the Rehabilitation Process for Members During Emergency Operations and Training Exercises
1.1 Scope. This standard establishes the minimum criteria for developing and implementing a rehabilitation process for fire department members at incident scene operations and training exercises.