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Service Standards

SS 4.1.5 Assistance for Infirm Disabled and Elderly Residents

SS 4.2.1 Bush Fire Danger Periods

Published 10 October 2013 - The Rural Fires Act 1997 as amended (Part 4, Division 4) provides for a bush fire danger period to apply throughout NSW from 1 October to 31 March.

SS 4.2.2 Fire Permits

Published 29 October 2009 - This Service Standard provides information on how fire permits are to be issued by the NSW RFS.

SS 4.2.2A Fire Permits - Deceased Livestock

Published 5 October 2018.

SS 5.1.3 Communication Systems

Published 23 May 2019 - Standardised communications systems and hardware provide a higher degree of reliability for users and provide a more efficient and effective systems support capability.

SS 5.1.4 Fire Fighting Appliance Construction Standards

Published 6 November 2012 - This Service Standard ensures that the NSW RFS provides safe, cost effective, standardised, fit for purpose fire fighting appliances across a range of categories.

SS 5.1.5 Protective Clothing and Accessories

Published 22 September 2010 - This Service Standard provides direction to ensure that personnel engaged with various NSW RFS operational activities are provided with appropriate levels of protective clothing and equipment.

SS 5.1.6 Secondhand Appliance Transfer Program

Published 6 November 2012 - The NSW RFS is continuing the program to modernise, standardise and maintain the fire appliance fleet and has a secondhand appliance transfer program that provides for appliances to be transferred between Districts at certain nominated stages.

SS 5.1.7 Appliance and Vehicle Category Details

Service Standard 5.1.7 Appliance and Vehicle Category Details v3.2 was released on 13 July 2016. It has undergone a minor administrative review, updating to current policy format and to reflect current position titles.

SS 5.1.9 Respiratory Protective Equipment

Published 14 December 2009 - This service standard defines the proper acquisition, use, training and maintenance associated with breathing apparatus in the NSW RFS.

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