CASA EX09/12 - Exemption - provision of Part 139H of CASR 1998 – application of foam by attack vehicle monitor

Link to law:

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
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
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on 1 February 2012; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of 30 April 2012.
2          Application
                 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.
3          Exemption
                 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).
4          Conditions
                 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 (a) of the MOS.
Note   Paragraph (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
            AA must:
(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.