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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 435FIRE FIGHTER SAFETY
RULE §435.15Operating At Emergency Incidents

(a) The fire department shall develop, maintain and use a standard operating procedure for fire protection personnel operating at emergency incidents.

(b) The standard operating procedure shall:

  (1) specify an adequate number of personnel to safely conduct emergency scene operations;

  (2) limit operations to those that can be safely performed by personnel at the scene;

  (3) require all personnel to be trained in and use the standard operating procedures; and

  (4) comply with §435.17 (Procedures for Interior Structural Fire Fighting).

(c) The fire department may use standards established by the National Fire Protection Association for fire protection personnel operating at an emergency incident.


Source Note: The provisions of this §435.15 adopted to be effective March 24, 2002, 27 TexReg 2242

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