Instrument number CASA EX09/12
I, john francis mccormick, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR 1998).
[Signed John F. McCormick]
John F. McCormick
Director of Aviation Safety
30 January 2012
Exemption – provision of Part 139H of CASR 1998 – application of foam by attack vehicle monitor
(a) commences on 1 February 2012; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of 30 April 2012.
This instrument applies to Airservices Australia, Aviation Reference Number 202210 (AA) as an approved Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Service (ARFFS) provider at certain aerodromes.
AA is exempt from compliance with the provision of CASR 1998 mentioned in Schedule 1 in respect of the provision of the Manual of Standards Part 139H (the MOS).
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 2.
Schedule 1 Provision
Subregulation 139.845 (4) of CASR 1998 in respect of paragraph 188.8.131.52 (a) of the MOS.
Note Paragraph 184.108.40.206 (a) of the MOS is a core competency that requires the application of foam onto a fire by an attack vehicle monitor at least every 90 days.
Schedule 2 Conditions
(a) ensure that each operational staff member is competent in applying foam onto a fire by an attack vehicle monitor; and
(b) ensure that the training for each operational staff member assures competence in the use of an attack vehicle monitor and incorporates:
(i) manual and automatic locking/unlocking of monitor; and
(ii) manual and automatic monitor operations using water only; and
(iii) operating monitor defuse and jet function; and
(iv) manual and automatic pump operations including pump roll operations; and
(v) fault finding; and
(vi) emergency procedures.
(c) document the results of training conducted in paragraph 1 (b) in personnel training records.