TITLE 41: FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER I: OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL
PART 141 POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR FIRE PROTECTION PERSONNEL
SECTION 141.374 SWIFTWATER TECHNICIAN
Section 141.374 Swiftwater Technician
Swiftwater Technician is designed to give fire service personnel the basic knowledge and skills to safely perform swiftwater rescues as defined by NFPA 1006 and 1670.
1) Certification in Water Operations (see Section 141.372), completion and passage of the approved nationally published Swiftwater Technician course designated by the Office, referenced to the appropriate NFPA Standard.
2) Engagement in firefighting in an organized Illinois fire department as a fire protection person according to the Act, as attested to by the employing Fire Chief of the individual seeking certification.
b) Reimbursement may be received for training costs for the Swiftwater Technician course. (See Subpart E.)
c) The course objectives must be approved by the Office.
d) Credit for equivalent courses may be available in accordance with Section 141.120
(Source: Added at 33 Ill. Reg. 5780, effective April 2, 2009)