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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 435FIRE FIGHTER SAFETY
RULE §435.29Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Program

(a) In an effort to improve firefighter safety in the State of Texas, all regulated entities will ensure that the Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management program or an equivalent course that is approved by the commission be completed as part of the continuing education required for certified fire protection personnel by December 1, 2020. Individuals will be credited with four hours of continuing education credit for completing this program.

(b) All regulated fire protection personnel must complete the Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management program or an equivalent course that is approved by the commission prior to December 1, 2020.

(c) All fire protection personnel appointed after December 1, 2020 will be required to complete the Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management program training or an equivalent course that is approved by the commission within one year of appointment to a fire department.

(d) Departments will report the completion of training through the commission's web based reporting system.

(e) Failure to complete the Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management program or an equivalent course that is approved by the commission before the required deadline will be considered a violation of continuing education rules found in Chapter 441 of this title (relating to Continuing Education).


Source Note: The provisions of this §435.29 adopted to be effective August 26, 2015, 40 TexReg 5344

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