Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 419.046. Fire Protection Personnel Operating at Emergency Incidents
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(a) A fire department shall develop, maintain, and use a standard operating procedure covering fire protection personnel operating at emergency incidents. The procedure shall specify an adequate number of personnel to safely conduct emergency scene operations. The procedure shall limit operations to those that can be safely performed by the personnel available at the scene.
(b) A fire department shall require all personnel to be trained in and to use the standard operating procedure pertaining to fire protection personnel operating at emergency incidents.
(c) The minimum standards established by the National Fire Protection Association or its successor for operating procedures for fire protection personnel operating at an emergency incident may be used as a guideline for fire departments when developing standard operating procedures.
(d) The standard operating procedures for structure fires shall comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Final Rule, 29 C.F.R. Section 1910.134(g)(4), procedures for interior structural fire fighting of July 1, 1998.
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