|(a) The fire department shall develop, maintain and use a personnel
accountability system that provides for a rapid accounting of all personnel
at an emergency incident.
(b) The accountability system shall:
(1) require all fire protection personnel be trained in the
use of the accountability system;
(2) require that the fire protection personnel accountability
system be used at all incidents;
(3) require that all fire protection personnel operating at
an emergency incident to actively participate in the personnel accountability
(4) require that the incident commander be responsible for
the overall personnel accountability system for the incident.
(c) The fire department shall be responsible for developing
the system components required to make the personnel accountability system
(d) The personnel accountability system shall meet the minimum
standards required by the National Fire Protection Association 1561, Standard
on Fire Department Incident Management System. If the standard is revised,
the fire department shall have one (1) year from the effective date of the
new standard to comply.