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May 2013 fire fighter advisory committee meeting agenda

May 31, 2013, 8:00 a.m. William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Room 1-104, Austin, Texas 78701.

The following is a tentative agenda. This agenda may be amended at the request of the executive director or a committee member prior to the meeting to the extent allowed by the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services, such as interpreters for persons who are hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact the agency at (512) 936-3838 two days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Fire Fighter Advisory Committee will convene in open session to deliberate and possibly take formal action on any of the following agenda items:

  1. Roll call - 8:00 a.m.
  2. Adoption of the March 21, 2013 Fire Fighter Advisory Committee meeting minutes.
  3. Report from the Curriculum and Testing Committee with discussion and possible action on recommendations regarding changes to the Certification Curriculum Manual, including but not limited to the following:
    1. Fire Investigator, 1033 Matrix, curriculum outline and phase outline
    2. Instructor I, II and III curricula, outlines and reference lists
    3. Fire Officer III and IV reference lists
    4. Basic Wildland Fire Fighter reference list
    5. Intermediate Wildland Fire Fighter curriculum, outline, reference list and skill sheets
    6. HazMat Operations Mission-Specific Competencies, HazMat Technician and HazMat Incident Commander reference lists
  4. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC Chapter 421, Standards For Certification, including but not limited to, §421.1, Procedures for Meetings, §421.3, Minimum Standards Set by the Commission, §421.5, Definitions, §421.9, Designation of Fire Protection Duties, §421.11, Requirement to be Certified Within One Year, §421.13, Individual Certificate Holders, §421.15, Extension of Training Period, and §421.17, Requirement to Maintain Certification.
  5. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC Chapter 423, Fire Suppression, Subchapter A, Minimum Standards for Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification, including but not limited to, §423.1, Minimum Standards for Structure Fire Protection Personnel, §423.3, Minimum Standards for Basic Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification, §423.5, Minimum Standards for Intermediate Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification, §423.7, Minimum Standards for Advanced Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification, §423.9, Minimum Standards for Master Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification, §423.11, Higher Levels of Certification, §423.13, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  6. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC Chapter 455, Minimum Standards for Wildland Fire Protection Certification, including but not limited to, §455.1, Minimum Standards for Wildland Fire Protection Personnel, §455.3, Minimum Standards for Basic Wildland Fire Protection Certification, §455.5, Minimum Standards for Intermediate Wildland Fire Protection Certification, and §455.7, Examination Requirements.
  7. Discussion and possible action on National Fire Protection Association 1981 Standard on Open Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services and 1982 Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS).
  8. Discussion and possible action on fire fighter injury data collection.
  9. Discussion and possible action on future meeting dates, locations and agenda items.
  10. Adjourn meeting.

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Agenda
Notebook (PDF)

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