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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 423FIRE SUPPRESSION
SUBCHAPTER AMINIMUM STANDARDS FOR STRUCTURE FIRE PROTECTION PERSONNEL CERTIFICATION
RULE §423.13International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal

(a) Individuals completing a commission approved basic structure fire protection program, meeting any other NFPA requirement, and passing the applicable commission examination(s) may be granted IFSAC seal(s) for Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Personnel, Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responders (including the Mission-Specific Competencies for Personal Protective Equipment and Product Control), Fire Fighter I, and/or Fire Fighter II by making application to the commission for the IFSAC seal(s) and paying applicable fees, provided they meet the following provisions:

  (1) To receive the IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Personnel seal, the individual must:

    (A) complete the Hazardous Materials Awareness section of a commission approved course; and

    (B) pass the Hazardous Materials Awareness section of a commission examination.

  (2) To receive the IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responders seal (including the Mission-Specific Competencies for Personal Protective Equipment and Product Control) the individual must:

    (A) complete the Hazardous Materials Operation section of a commission approved course; and

    (B) document possession of an IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Personnel seal; and

    (C) pass the Hazardous Materials Operations section of a commission examination.

  (3) To receive the IFSAC Fire Fighter I seal, the individual must:

    (A) complete a commission approved Fire Fighter I course; and

    (B) provide medical documentation as outlined in subsection (c) of this section; and

    (C) document possession of an IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Personnel seal; and

    (D) document possession of an IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responders seal; and

    (E) pass the Fire Fighter I section of a commission examination.

  (4) To receive the IFSAC Fire Fighter II seal, the individual must:

    (A) complete a commission approved Fire Fighter II course; and

    (B) document possession of an IFSAC Fire Fighter I seal; and

    (C) pass the Fire Fighter II section of a commission examination.

(b) In order to qualify for a Fire Fighter I seal, the individual must document successful completion of an emergency medical training course or program that includes those subject areas required by NFPA 1001.

(c) In order to qualify for an IFSAC seal, an individual must submit the application for the seal prior to the expiration of the examination.


Source Note: The provisions of this §423.13 adopted to be effective November 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 10888; amended to be effective March 2, 2000, 25 TexReg 1722; amended to be effective March 8, 2001, 26 TexReg 2043; amended to be effective March 5, 2002, 27 TexReg 1533; amended to be effective March 10, 2003, 28 TexReg 2122; amended to be effective May 6, 2004, 29 TexReg 4232; amended to be effective March 2, 2005, 30 TexReg 1085; amended to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2695; amended to be effective December 3, 2006, 31 TexReg 9618; amended to beeffectiveFebruary 17, 2008, 33 TexReg 1132; amended to be effective May 18, 2010, 35 TexReg 3847; amended to be effective August 26, 2015, 40 TexReg 5342; amended to be effective November 23, 2016, 41 TexReg 9159; amended to be effective November 20, 2017, 42 TexReg 6519

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