Instrument number CASA EX39/12
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
16 March 2012
Exemption — attendance of all ARFFS staff at CASA accredited training
(a) commences on the day after registration; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of August 2012.
This instrument applies to attendance of aerodrome rescue and fire-fighting service (ARFFS) staff at a CASA accredited ARFFS training course:
(a) for instruction on technological changes; and
(b) to practice revised firefighting procedures.
Airservices Australia (AA), as the approved ARFFS provider, and each ARFFS staff member, is exempt from compliance with subregulation 139.845 (4) of CASR 1998 in respect of paragraph 18.104.22.168 of the Manual of Standards for Subpart 139.H of CASR 1998.
Note Paragraph 22.214.171.124 requires all staff to attend a CASA accredited ARFFS training course at intervals not exceeding 4 years for instruction on technological changes and to practice revised firefighting procedures.
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 AA must make every effort to train all available operational ARFFS staff using the Compartment Fire Behaviour Training concept before the end of August 2012.
2 AA must notify CASA in writing if:
(a) the training mentioned in clause 1 has been completed; or
(b) AA forms the view that the training will not be completed before the end of August 2012.