Protect the public and department personnel by ensuring drivers qualify with NFPA 1002.
NFPA 1002: Standard for Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications specifies the job performance requirements for fire fighters who drive and operate fire apparatus, in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
Look to the latest edition for the most up-to-date criteria concerning:
Fire department emergency vehicle driver
Wildland apparatus operator
Aircraft rescue and fire-fighting apparatus operator
Mobile water supply apparatus operator
Changes in the 2009 edition include:
A rewritten and updated document purpose and scope
A new skills maintenance requirement in Chapter 1
Replacement of the term "certification" with the term "qualification"
Alternative general requirements for meeting Fire Fighter Level I with various specific requirements of NFPA 1081: Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications Chapters 5, 6, and 10)