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Robert Solomon
Today’s Daily Dispatch featured an op-ed by our president Jim Pauley, addressing concerns and questions around how to best protect occupants in the event of an active shooter incident or other hostile event while continuing to maintain adequate safety features in place such as the means of egress. As Jim noted, upcoming editions of NFPA codes… (Show more)
Aaron Brouwer
I saw in our Manufacturers Guidelines that it states in BOLD and UNDERLINE not to machine dry turnout gloves but no reason was given.  I asked them about it and they couldn't give me a solid reason for this as they said they were not part of NFPA 1851.  So now I am reaching out to you guys. I looked at NFPA 1851 and it basically says the same… (Show more)
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Chris Ellmer
Hopefully this is an easy question, my search didn't produce an obvious answer.   What is the rule for new hose as far as service test go?  Do you accept the proof test for its first record of testing and test the hose the following year or do you service test new hose before it goes on the rig?   Here's the NFPA 1962 section: "Hose shall be… (Show more)
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Jessica Miriga
Our company wants to get training to become certified to clean/decontaminate fire fighter soft goods (we have a large commercial Esporta machine). Upon my many hours of research, it looks like we need to take a certification class that is provided by a Verified third party Independent Service Provider. Does anyone know which ISP providers are… (Show more)
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Curtis A Ladwig
This is more of a training question.  We are looking to purchase Hybrid (Electric Car) Simulator.  Any idea who makes one? 
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Lukas Gregor Buxbaum
If I have staff which has an foreign fire education, but he fulfils the qualification requested in NFPA600 and NFPA1081 is that enough or do I need to train him again?    Cheers    Lukas
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Lukas Gregor Buxbaum
I set up a facility fire brigade concept on an off shore Island project. Full time members will be most probably NFPA1001 - FF I & II (and/or equivalent) as well officers. But now comes the question I don't find an answer in the codes till now... There will be also facility fire brigades members we want to train within the organisation.   What do… (Show more)
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Jeramie Morris
In the US, we can look to OSHA and NFPA 600 for guidance on minimums.  Is there anyone using a methodology or approach to adequate calculate what size of fire brigade should be for a specific industrial site or park?
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stuart jeacocks
Hi all  , I have done Swift Water Rescue  , High Angle Rope Rescue 1 , and Pumper/Operator Course in South Africa. It is at our recognized training facility . Along with other Fire Qualifications . The above course ,content is based on SAQA9 South African Qualificatiosn Authority) and the NFPA scope.    With our facility recognized as a training… (Show more)
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