NYS DOL Issues Clarification on Bail-Out Training

Modified: December 1, 2016 12:26pm

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"There is no requirement that the firefighter training under 800.7(g) include bailing out of a window at any significant elevation. A violation would not be issued if the training included all the elements in paragraph (g), including the hands-on use of the equipment in a controlled environment without the practice from an elevation."

Eileen Franko DrPH
Division of Safety and Health, Director
NYS Department of Labor

 

Read the entire announcement from the NYS Fire Chiefs Association

http://www.naylornetwork.com/nfc-nwl/articles/index-v3.asp?aid=413023&issueID=46032