Industrial Fire Brigade Member- Incipient 

NFPA Standard: 1081, 2012, Chapter 5

Accredited:  IFSAC: Yes, NPQS: Yes

Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Awareness

Description: A person at the Industrial Fire Brigade Member - Incipient will have the skills and knowledge to operate a portable fire extinguisher, operate a handline and nozzle flowing 125 gpm, understand limitations and exit hazardous area when appropriate, operate appropriate communication equipment for facility, activate emergency notification systems, activate built in fire protection systems, use ground ladders, salvage equipment, emergency lighting, and clean and maintain all equipment, conduct a pre-incident survey of a facility, operate as a member of a team within the Incident Command System and following established SOP's.

Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher 

Reference List:

NFPA 1081, 2012 edition Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Prof. Qualifications 

Jones and Bartlett, Industrial Fire Brigade, Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

IFSTA, Industrial Emergency Services Training, Incipient Level, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing

IFSTA, Hazardous Materials First Responder, 3rd edition

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