19 CRR-NY 438.6NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 19. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CHAPTER XII. OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 438. NEW YORK STATE FIRE TRAINING PROGRAM—MINIMUM STANDARDS
19 CRR-NY 438.6
19 CRR-NY 438.6
438.6 Municipal Training Program.
(a) The Municipal Training Program is reserved for fire departments which comply with Parts 426 ("Minimum Standards for Firefighting Personnel"), and 427 ("Minimum Standards for Firefighting Personnel in the State of New York - Administrative Procedures") of this Title.
(b) The Municipal Training Program is established to allow certified instructors to deliver State fire training courses at the local level.
(c) The chief fire official shall send a written designation to the State Fire Administrator identifying a specific individual to serve as the municipal training officer in accordance with Part 427 of this Title. Such designation must be approved by the State Fire Administrator. If no qualified individual is designated, the chief fire official shall serve as the municipal training officer.
(d) The municipal training officer is responsible for the administration of the Municipal Training Program. The municipal training officer shall ensure that appropriate facilities and equipment for the conduct of State fire training courses are available.
(e) Instructors may teach only those courses for which they have been authorized. Instructors must be designated in writing by the authority having jurisdiction to attend instructor conferences. The cost for municipal training instructors to attend instructor conferences is not the responsibility of the State of New York.
(f) Personal protective equipment, medical clearance for use of self-contained breathing apparatus, workers' compensation insurance, course curriculum, and student materials are the responsibility of the authority having jurisdiction.
(g) The chief fire official or the municipal training officer may send a written designation to the State Fire Administrator identifying certain individuals to serve as municipal fire instructors in accordance with Part 427 of this Title. Such designation must be approved by the State Fire Administrator.
(h) Municipal training officers and municipal fire instructors may provide training to the volunteer members of combination fire departments with both career and volunteer firefighters. Fire departments functioning within the Municipal Training Program may cooperate to form an instructor pool in order to share training resources.
(i) Fire departments participating in the Municipal Training Program may provide training to members of other fire departments upon written agreement of the municipal training officer, chief officer of all the participating fire departments and the county fire coordinator.
(j) The authority having jurisdiction is responsible for supplying course curriculum and student materials for the following courses:
(1) firefighter I;
(2) firefighter II;
(3) scene support operations;
(4) hazardous materials awareness; and
(5) hazardous materials first responder operations.
(k) Payment for services of instructors in the Municipal Training Program is not the responsibility of the State of New York.
(l) The municipal training officer shall request course schedules directly from the Office of Fire Prevention and Control.
(m) Course requests should be made in April of each year for each course title that will be delivered during that State fiscal year. The assigned course numbers may be used from April 1st until March 31st of the following year, regardless of how many times each course is delivered. These courses are not charged to a county's course hour allocation.
19 CRR-NY 438.6
Current through April 15, 2020
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