Government Contract | Illinois
Fire Dept Medical Assessment Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000471134

Bid Title: Fire Dept Medical Assessment Services

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/28/2016

Close Date: 02/24/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Galesburg, Illinois

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:a. Firefighter Physical Examination (Attachment A)b. Haz-Mat Examination - Exposure Testing (Attachment B)c. Additional Services (Attachment C)All prospective firefighter candidates start with a pre-employment or pre-volunteerphysical in order to establish a baseline and determine the candidate's ability to performthe duties of a firefighter. For the purpose of conducting a medical examination , aphysician should have an understanding of the environmental, physical andpsychological demands placed on firefighters on a daily basis . Additionally, physicianperforming physical examinations on firefighters should have an understanding ofNFPA1582. These essential functions are what members are expected to perform at emergencyincidents and are derived from the performance objectives stated in NFPA 1001,Standard for firefighting Professional Qualifications. When making his/her assessmentof candidate/personnel's ability to perform the job, the factors the physician needs totake into consideration includes but are not limited to:1. Operating both as a member of a team and independently at incidents of uncertainduration.2. Spending extensive time outside exposed to the elements.3. Tolerating extreme fluctuations in temperature while performing duties. Firefightersare often required to perform physically demanding work in hot (up to 400F);

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Product Codes: 94800, 94874

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Galesburg

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kraig Boynton 55 West Tompkins Street, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401

Phone: 309-345-3678

Fax: 309-343-4765




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