NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications 2017 ed.

Keep pace with evolving rescue demands with criteria in the 2017 edition of NFPA 1006.

Be confident your rescue personnel are up to the task as new and emerging technologies and industry changes create new challenges -- and pose unique hazards -- in the field. The 2017 edition NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications updates the minimum job performance requirements to ensure that fire service and other emergency response personnel who perform such operations have the skills to work safely and effectively.

For the 2017 edition of the Standard:

  • Rescuer training levels are revised from Level I and II to Awareness, Operations, and Technician, which better align with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.
  • JPRs are refined for all positions within the scope of the Standard.
  • Added chapters on Floodwater, Animal, Tower, Helicopter, and Watercraft Rescue provide more comprehensive coverage that addresses rescue personnel needs.
  • Updated and added definitions create consistency with NFPA 1670.

Improve performance and safety for rescue personnel in a dangerous occupation.

This vital Standard provides guidance for a wide range of technical rescue operations, including rope, surface water, vehicle, machinery, confined space, structural collapse, subterranean, dive, wilderness, and trench. It's essential for anyone who responds to these types of incidents including fire, rescue, law enforcement, emergency medical services, private industry, and allied professionals.

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SpecificationsNFPA, 2017
8 1/2" x 11", softcover
108 pages