NFPA 1851 PPE Compliance Overview

ARF900 - 8.00 Hours

Description

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1851 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Officer course combines interactive classroom sessions and demonstrations with hands-on evolutions to provide insight on the proper selection, maintenance, and tracking of firefighter personal protective ensembles. This course details how to properly inspect and track PPE, as well as the hazards of the gear itself due to improper cleaning and care. You will learn how to develop policies and procedures for establishing a department-wide tracking program for PPE.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1851 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Officer course combines interactive classroom sessions and demonstrations with hands-on evolutions to provide insight on the proper selection, maintenance, and tracking of firefighter personal protective ensembles. This course details how to properly inspect and track PPE, as well as the hazards of the gear itself due to improper cleaning and care. You will learn how to develop policies and procedures for establishing a department-wide tracking program for PPE.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

You must have basic knowledge of fire service PPE prior to participating in the hands-on training for this course.

Attire

  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Recommended

We recommend that you complete the online training provided by your department’s PPE manufacturer.

Topics

Construction of the protective ensemble+Manufacturer's recommended guidelines+Proper PPE selection+Components of the PPE construction process+How the hazards of firefighting affect PPE+How to establish a PPE-tracking program+PPE-legal aspects+Inspection of the protective ensemble+How to spot damage to PPE+Proper cleaning using the right extractor+How to test for damage to the protective ensemble

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for individuals who are responsible for selecting, maintaining, and tracking fire service PPE for their individual departments.

Other Information

Registration

  • Registration for this course must be done 30 days before class.
  • Classes are subject to cancellation 14 days before class if student participation is low. The student will have the option to attend the next scheduled class.
  • If registering with a purchase order, please use our Registration Form and fax it to (979) 458-0506.

Schedule ARFF Training at Your Facility

Contact Tim Sullivan.

Contact Information

Tim Sullivan

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 862-7475 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Resources

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