Volunteer fire department probationary member is killed after the pumper/tanker he was operating leaves the roadway and overturns - Alabama [report]

2014 unpublished
Fire departments and authorities having jurisdiction should ensure that all drivers complete a comprehensive driver training program, such as NFPA 1451 Standard for a Fire and Emergency Services Vehicle Operations Training Program, and NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications before allowing a member to operate a fire department apparatus. • Fire departments should ensure that department drivers/operators are trained in the unique characteristics of driving a tanker and maintaining control.
doi:10.26616/nioshfffacef201326 fatcat:3r23t5lo7vaj5dmg3qdl5hxs6q