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PDFWAC 296-811-30010

Firefighting training.

(1) You must make sure training that a brigade member receives elsewhere that meets one or more requirements in Table 1, Training for brigade members, has been:
(a) Received within the past year;
(b) Documented as having been received, such as with a completion certificate.
(2) You must provide training frequently enough to keep brigade members able to do their functions satisfactorily and safely.
You may choose to train more often, monthly or even weekly, for some equipment or techniques. Consult fire training resources, such as the International Fire Service Training Association, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), or the International Society of Fire Service Instructors, for recommendations about fire training schools or programs.
(3) You must make sure brigade members are trained according to Table 1, Training for Brigade Members.
Table 1: Training for Brigade Members
For these
Provide training
that is
At these times
All brigade members, including leaders, trainers, and incident commanders.
Appropriate to their assigned duties and functions.
Initially before they do any fire brigade emergency activities;
Appropriate to special hazards in the workplace.
Similar to that of reputable fire training schools.
Every year after initial training.
A combination of hands-on and classroom experiences.
Suited to the industry you are part of, such as oil refining or chemical processing.
Brigade members assigned to do interior structural firefighting.
All of the above plus the following:
At the above times plus the following:
Specific training in interior structural firefighting.
Every quarter.
Brigade members assigned as leaders, training instructors, or both.
All of the above plus the following:
As needed to maintain their expertise at a higher level than that of other brigade members.
Additional training that is more comprehensive than that of other brigade members and appropriate to their assigned duties and functions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-18-075, § 296-811-30010, filed 9/5/17, effective 10/6/17; WSR 06-01-073, § 296-811-30010, filed 12/20/05, effective 3/1/06.]
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