Leadership

P2 ~ Conducting NFPA 1403-Compliant Live Burn Training in Acquired Structures

Issue 3 and Volume 168.

<Previous Displaying 2/6 Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Next>View Article as Single page Instructor in Charge. The two most recent NFPA 1403 standards define “Instructor in Charge” and “Instructor” identically, yet there is a difference. NFPA 1403, 2007 edition, Section 3.3.13 and 2012 edition, Section 3.3.5: “Instructor–An individual qualified as an instructor and designated by the authority having jurisdiction to deliver fire fighter training, who has the training and experience to supervise students during live fire training evolutions.” NFPA 1403, 2007 edition, Section 3.3.13 and 2012 edition, Section 3.3.6: “Instructor in Charge–An individual qualified as an instructor and designated by the authority having jurisdiction to be in charge of the live fire training evolution.” However, in the 2007 edition, Annex E considers NFPA 1041, Standard on Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, as a reference only, “not a part of the requirements.” On the other hand, the 2012 edition…

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