Government Contract | Tennessee
Physicals for Firefighters

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000537960

Bid Title: Physicals for Firefighters

Agency Bid No. Title: 422-0416-24

Received Date: 04/08/2016

Close Date: 04/26/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Job Requirements:Firefighters, as part of their required duties, are asked to perform strenuous work under extreme conditions and dangerous circumstances. As such both their lives and lives of other may depend upon them being able to meet the physical challenges. Due to these hazards the City requires firefighters prior to employment and during the course of their employment to submit to and pass a comprehensive medical examination according to those standards as prescribed by the 2013 National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) standard 1582. All those proposing shall be familiar with the requirements of those standards.All firefighter may be called upon to perform any or all of the following tasks at any time:Crawling, lifting, carryingWearing SCBA gearExposure to toxic fumes, irritants, biologic infections, etc.Climbing stairs while wearing protective clothingSearching, finding and dragging victims in excess of 200 lbs.Advancing water filled hosesClimbing ladders, working at heights, walking and crawling in the dark along uneven surfacesPeriod of prolonged physical exertionCritical, time sensitive complex problem solving during physical exertion and stressCommunicate wearing SCBA

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Product Code: 94874

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Columbia

State: Tennessee

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Danny King City Hall, 700 North Garden St., Columbia, Tennessee, 38401

Phone: 931-560-1580




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