Register September 2013 No. 693
Chapter SPS 330
FIRE DEPARTMENT SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS
Subchapter I — Purpose and Scope
Subchapter II — Definitions
Subchapter III — Administration and Enforcement
Posting department order.
Subchapter IV — Adopted Standards
Incorporation of standards by reference.
Subchapter V — Organization
Fire department safety position.
Occupational safety and health committee.
Subchapter VI — Training and Education
Training and education.
Subchapter VII — Vehicles and Equipment
Subchapter VIII — Protective Clothing and Protective Equipment
Protective clothing and equipment.
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Personal alert safety system; life safety ropes, harnesses and hardware; eye, face and hearing protection.
Subchapter IX — Emergency Operations
Subchapter X — Facility Safety
Subchapter XI — Medical
Physical and medical capabilities.
Subchapter XII — Member Assistance Referral Program
Member assistance referral program.
Subchapter XIII — Miscellaneous Activities
Miscellaneous hazardous situations.
Ch. SPS 330 Note
Chapter ILHR 30 as it existed on August 31, 1995, was repealed and a new chapter ILHR 30 was created effective September 1, 1995. Chapter ILHR 30 was renumbered Chapter Comm 30 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register, February, 1999, No. 518
. Chapter Comm 30 was renumbered chapter SPS 330 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672
SPS 330.001 Purpose.
Pursuant to s. 101.055 (3) (a)
, Stats., the purpose of this chapter is to establish minimum safety and health standards for public sector fire department employees.
SPS 330.001 History
Cr. Register, August, 1995, No. 476
, eff. 9-1-95; CR 01-044
: r. and recr. Register December 2001 No. 552
, eff. 1-1-02.
SPS 330.002 Scope.
In addition to the requirements in ch. SPS 332
, this chapter contains minimum requirements for an occupational safety and health program for public sector fire department employees involved in fire department operations.
SPS 330.002 Note
Chapter SPS 332
contains additional safety and health requirements for all public employees.
This chapter applies to all fire departments having public employees, whether existing prior to the effective date of this chapter or subsequently established.
(2) Not covered.
This chapter does not apply to private sector employer fire companies and fire departments either of which are organized as non-stock, non-profit corporations under ch. 181, Stats.
, or under ch. 213, Stats.
, without the input of a municipality.
SPS 330.003 Note
Private sector employer fire companies and fire departments are regulated under 29 CFR 1910
, especially section CFR 1910.156, of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
SPS 330.003 Note
Note: Most of the requirements of this chapter are based upon the National Fire Protection Association Standard NFPA No. 1500 - Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program. The requirements of subch. XI are based upon 29 CFR section 1910.156 (b) (2) of the OSHA regulations.
If requirements of the statutes, this chapter or other Wisconsin administrative code chapters specify varying requirements, the requirement more protective of employee safety and health shall apply.
SPS 330.003 History
History: CR 01-044
: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552
, eff. 1-1-02.