Annual 2015, 2016 Edition
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The Exterior Fire Attack Position following SAE J1194 will be included in the 2016 NFPA 1906 standard!
Interview with Greg prior to NFPA 1906 Committee Vote
Final Text for NFPA 1906
14.4* On-Board Pump-and-Roll Fire-Fighting Position.
If an on-board pump-and-roll fire-fighting position as described in this section is provided it shall be on a wildland fire apparatus with a GVWR of no more than 19,500 lbs.
If an on-board pump-and-roll fire-fighting position is provided, it shall include the following:
(1) A seat with an approved Type 1 seat belt for each firefighting position.
(2) Controls required by the operator within reach without removing the seat belt
(3) A means of communication with the driver
(4) Safety sign FAMA44, which warns of riding safety procedures, and the maximum speed of 10 mph visible from the pump-and-roll fire-fighting position
(5) Safety sign FAMA45, which warns of driving safety procedures, and the maximum speed of 10 mph visible from the drivers position or visible to the driver while entering the cab
If the seating position is located outside the cab, it shall meet the requirements in 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168.
The seating position shall be located behind the cab and ahead of the rear axle.
A protective structure shall be provided in compliance with the side impact and crush criteria of SAE J1194, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Wheeled Agricultural Tractors.
The protective structure shall be designed to allow exit out of either side of the vehicle.
The protective structure shall include a perforated plate or mesh with openings no larger than 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) × 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) or other solid guard to protect from brush hazards at the front, the back, and the roof.
A door or gate with a latching mechanism shall be provided on each side of the vehicle designed to allow exit out of either side of the vehicle.
The door or gate shall be designed to prevent outward swing even in the event of failure of the latching mechanism.
The door or gate shall be at least 48 inches (1200 mm) high from the walking surface below the firefighter's feet.
The door or gate shall be constructed so there are no horizontal or vertical openings below the 48 inch (1200 mm) minimum height greater than 24 in. (610 mm) in either direction.
Equipment located within the protective structure shall meet the requirements of 14.1.10.