NFPA 1451: Standard for a Fire and Emergency Service Vehicle Operations Training Program specifies the minimum requirements for a fire and emergency service vehicle operations training program (except for aircraft, watercraft, and law enforcement), including safety procedures for those members who drive or occupy fire and emergency service vehicles.
NFPA 1451 emphasizes safety considerations in all areas:
Changes in the 2018 edition:
Safeguard fire fighters, emergency responders, and the public.
NFPA 1451 also guides the development of a written training program including the organizational procedures for training, vehicle maintenance, and identifying equipment deficiencies. It's essential for fire and emergency services data management and recordkeeping staff.