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Who is responsible for Maintaining this document

The Administrative Battalion Chief for Safety

2

Battalion Chiefs shall be responsible for

1. Ensuring that the PPE for all personnel assigned to them for PPE inspection
is inspected every March and September

2. Ensuring that all inspection records are completed in a timely manner

3

The Incident Safety Officer (ISO) shall be responsible for

1. Inspecting firefighter PPE at least every March and September at all assigned stations and facilities

2. Completing FIR 2530 0021 and/or FIR 2530 0022 as needed

4

The Safety Lieutenant shall be responsible for

1. Inspecting PPE as directed by the Administrative Battalion Chief for Safety
and/or in accordance with the guidelines set forth in this document

2. Inspecting PPE of 40 hour uniformed personnel assigned to Training and Administration at least every March and September

3. Completing FIR 2530 0021 and/or FIR 2530 0022 as needed

5. Inspecting spare PPE inventory kept at Headquarters at least every six months

5

Define
FIR 2530 0021

PPE Inspection form

6

Define
FIR 2530 0022

Individual PPE Inspection and Repair form

7

Who is responsible for:
1. Evaluating soiled turnouts to determine appropriate facility for laundering
2. Working with Safety Division personnel to handle turnouts that cannot be laundered at the stations
3. Routine laundering of turnouts, helmet liners, gloves and suspenders

Station 8 and Station 9 personnel

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responsible for:
1. Documenting and dispensing spare PPE to TFD personnel whose PPE is
being laundered and/or repaired
2. Properly performing inventory and storing and maintaining their assigned spare PPE
3. Notifying the Safety Office when replacement PPE is needed to maintain their respective PPE inventories at appropriate levels
4. Laundering spare PPE as necessary

Station 8 and Station 13 personnel

9

Define
Elements.

Individual pieces of the PPE ensemble.

10

Who required to wear a turnout coat until they reach the incident scene.

Battalion Chiefs, EMS transport unit personnel and personnel driving
apparatus or vehicles

11

The Safety Lieutenant shall do what with out of service ppe

a. Boldly label as “out of service” all PPE elements retired from service
b. Ensure out of service PPE is destroyed or properly disposed of

12

Helmet colors shall be assigned as follows

a. White: Chief Officer
b. Red: Captain, Lieutenant and Fire Investigator
c. Yellow: Firefighter and Fireboat Pilot
d. Orange: Paramedic and Paramedic Supervisor
e. Blue: Safety Officer
f. Black: Chaplain

13

The facepiece of an SCBA shall constitute primary face and eye protection
when worn with

a department issued helmet.

14

Faceshields do not qualify as

primary eye protection.

15

What policy number is
Personal Protective Equipment
for Structural Firefighting

5016 safety

16

WAC for ppe

WAC 296-305-02001

17

WAC for head protection

WAC 296-305-02015.

18

WAC for eye protection

WAC 296-305-02003.

19

WAC FOR HAND PROTECTION

WAC 296-305-02007.

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WAC for foot protection

WAC 296-305-02013.

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TFD personnel shall use a permanent marker to stencil his/her first initial
and last name on turnout coats and pants as follows

a. On the lower portion of the turnout coat, centered just above or below the reflective striping, not on the reflective strip

b. On the rear waist area of the turnout pants

22

TFD personnel shall use permanent marker to print first initial and last name in appropriate areas on what ppe

a. Liners
b. Suspenders
c. Gloves
d. Flash hoods
e. Boots (optional)
f. Hose/utility strap

23

TFD personnel shall ensure that PPE is Stored in an area where temperatures?

do not fall below –40º F or
rise above 180º F

24

The Administrative Battalion Chief for Safety or his/her designee shall ensure that all issued and used spare PPE is inspected at least

semi-annually

a. The interval between inspections shall not exceed six months.

25

In addition, TFD personnel shall use the following specific criteria as
appropriate when inspecting PPE:

a. Turnout coat and pants
i. Less than 2” overlap between coat and pants when bending and touching toes

26

TFD personnel shall have their turnouts laundered at least

twice each year and when soiled.

27

If repair is indicated, TFD personnel shall

Prepare the PPE for repair and route it to the Safety Office via TFD messenger in accordance with the guidance set forth in this
document

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