i . Clean & proper uniform .
ii . Clean saving properly .
iii . Report to the duty point timely with proper uniform .
iv . Should be presented with your officer any in a week at his chamber .
v . Do not miss the fire / emergency call in any circumstances .
vi . Fast aid box should be provided at suitable place to earn department are regularly checked .
vii . Fire extinguisher should be provided at hazer place and regularly check .
viii . House keeping ins-caption should be done .
A firefighter’s personal protective equipment (PPE) is their most important equipment on the job . It protects them from serious injuries and illnesses as they come into contact with a variety of hazards . Today’s equipment includes a self-contained breathing apparatus , helmets , clothing , gloves , blankets and much more .
As in any industry , our evolving understanding of firefighting techniques has driven innovation in the gear we improve our firefighters with . The equipment we see in the field today is very different from the equipment of the past . The equipment we are use now a days , this are very different from the equipment of the past .
- In 1600 , Firefighters wear normal clothes . They are equipped with only BOOTS and GLOVES . Boots are knee-high and gloves are made of leather .
- In 1739 , Today’s most important firefighter Personal Protection Equipment ,The HELMET was introduced by Jacob Turk as a leather hat . A gunsmith who would later become the head of the New York Fire Department, was the man to champion the invention.
- In 1825 , Giovanni Aldini was designs an innovative MASK to protect firefighters from the heat and provide fresh air .
- In 1836 , The leather helmet is upgraded when Henry T. Gratacap creates a stronger , more durable version . The body of the domed helmet keeps firefighters backs from water and the front includes a shield .
- In 1863 , The first hose mask is invented by James Braidwood to provide air to firefighters . The apparatus uses air pumped through a hose , connected to the engine outside .
- In 1930 , Rubber raincoats and boots are adopted .
- In 1945 , The air pack is a self-contained breathing apparatus that protects firefighters lungs , respiratory tract and face .
- In 1971 , The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) leads the way in creating U.S safety standards for PPE . Outer layers , including gloves and boots must be flame resistant and able to withstand temperatures of 500 Fahrenheit for up to five minutes .
- In 1982 , NFPA sets standards for the personal alert Safety System (PASS) , a device attached the firefighters breathing apparatus , Firefighters manually engage the alert when they are in danger , alerting crew of an emergency with a loud speaker.
Now a days standard personal protection equipment weights up to 34.019 kg .