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News Release
DPSST NFPA Fire Fighter and Fire Instructor Task Forces Meeting Scheduled - 03/13/19

For Immediate Release                                        

March 13, 2019

Contact:                Kayla Ballrot
                             503-378-2596

Notice of Regular Meeting

The DPSST NFPA Fire Fighter and Instructor Task Forces will hold a regular meeting at 0800 on March 19, 2019.  The meeting will be held in the Boardroom. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the deaf or hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above. 

Teleconference number: 1-888-398-2342 and Access Code: 4256088

If you dial-in for the meeting, please mute your phone unless you are addressing the group.  Doing so will enable you to hear the meeting more effectively.

Agenda Items:

This is a rough guide. Depending on the decisions and directions of the Task Force, this agenda is subject to change at the discretion of the Chair and Task Force Members.

  • Meeting called to order at 0800                                                                      
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Establish the Chair and Vice Chair of the committee
  • Discussion identifying changes between the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001 and the 2019 Edition of NFPA 1001 as well as the 2012 Edition of NFPA 1041 and the 2019 Edition of NFPA 1041
  1.     Does the Task Force want to adopt the 2019 Editions into permanent Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR)?
  • Discuss NFPA Fire Fighter and Instructor Applications for Certification
  • Discuss NFPA Fire Fighter and Instructor Task Books
  • Discuss NFPA Fire Fighter Guide to Certification, Suggested Guide for Entry Level Fire Training, and NFPA Fire Instructor Guide to Certification
  • Discuss OAR as related to NFPA 1001 and NFPA 1041

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by DPSST NFPA Fire Fighter & Instructor Task Force members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

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