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NFPA 1901 Standards

NFPA 1901 STANDARDS COMPLIANCE
Equipment MountsNFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1901 – The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) establishes standards by which tools mounted in certain situations on a vehicle need to be secured. In an apparatus accident, portable equipment not properly mounted can cause destruction, injury and possible death. NFPA 1901 standards, chapter 5 section 5.8.3 Miscellaneous Equipment indicate which tools must be carried on an apparatus and that they must be secured in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.PAC provides tool mounting brackets for this equipment allowing compliance with the NFPA 1901 standards. Click on the P/N link below to see the PAC solution.
Sections of NFPA 1901, Automotive Fire Apparatus, Copyright ©2009, are reproduced with permission from the National Fire Protection Association. This reprinted material is not the complete and official position of the NFPA on the referenced subject, which is represented only by the standard in its entirety.

 

Section 5.8.3 Miscellaneous Equipment
P/N K5011 (1) One 6 lb. (2.7 kg) flathead axe mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
P/N K5012 (2) One 6 lb. (2.7 kg) pickhead axe mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1001 (3) One 6 ft. (2 m) pike pole or plaster hook mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus. (4)
P/N 1001 (4) One 8 ft. (2.4 m) or longer pike pole mounted in bracket fastened to the apparatus.
(5) Two portable hand lights mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1007 (6) One approved dry chemical portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 80-B:C rating mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1007 (7) One 2 ½ gal (9.5 L) or larger water extinguisher mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
(8) One self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) complying with NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services, for each assigned seating position, but not fewer than four, mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus or stored in containers supplied by the SCBA manufacturer.
P/N CM6000 (9) One spare SCBA cylinder for each SCBA carried, each mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus or stored in a specially designed storage space.
(10) One first aid kit.
P/N 1016 (11) Four combination spanner wrenches mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1017 (12) Two hydrant wrenches mounted in brackets fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1042-2 (13) One double female 2 ½ in. (65 mm) adapter with National Hose (NH) threads, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1042-2 (14) One double male 2 ½ in. (65 mm) adapter with (NH) threads, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
P/N 1003 (15) One rubber mallet, suitable for use on suction hose connections, mounted in a bracket fastened to the apparatus.
(16) Two salvage covers each a minimum size of 12 ft. x 14 ft. (3.7 m x 4.3 m).
(17) Two or more wheel chocks, mounted in readily accessible locations, that together will hold the apparatus, when loaded to its GVWR or GCWR, on a hard surface with a 20 percent grade with the transmission in neutral and the parking brake released.
(18) One traffic vest for each seating position, each vest to comply with ANSI/ISEA 207, Standard for High-Visibility Public Safety Vests, and have a five-point breakaway feature that included two at the shoulders, two at the sides, and one at the front.
(19) Five fluorescent orange traffic cones not less than 28 in. (711 mm) in height, each equipped with a 6 in. (152 mm) retroreflective white band no more than 4 in. (102 mm) from the top of the cone, and an additional 4 in. (102 mm) retroreflective white band 2 in. (51 mm) below the 6 in. (152 mm) band.
P/N K5006 (20) Five illuminated warning devices such as highway flares, unless the five fluorescent orange traffic cones have illuminating capabilities.
P/N K5006 (21) One automatic external defibrillator (AED)