Michael Hazell

Task group members needed for technical committee on fire department apparatus

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Jul 16, 2013

The Technical Committee on Fire Department Apparatus is seeking technical experts to participate in Task Group work prior to the September 9-12, 2013 First Draft Meeting to revise the 2009 edition of NFPA 1901: Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus and the 2012 edition of NFPA 1906: Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus. Members are needed for the following task groups: Administration, Aerial, Air systems, Auxiliary Equipment, Body, Chassis & Trailers, Command, Communications, Electrical / Low Voltage, Foam, Function, Pump, and Wildland.                                            

Task group members will participate via conference call or remote meeting and provide their perspective on the Standards and assist in drafting recommendations, along with a report of underlying issues, for action by the Fire Department Apparatus Technical Committee. The Task Group shall be appointed and discharged by the Chair and persons serving on any of these Task Groups do not have to be Members of the Fire Department Apparatus Technical Committee. Task Groups are not required to be balanced by interest and the Task Group shall be discharged at the conclusion of the task.

Interested parties can contact Ryan Depew, Staff Liaison to the Technical Committee on Fire Department Apparatus, at 617-984-7485 or rdepew@nfpa.org.

By NFPA's Lauren Backstrom