Standard Operating Guidelines

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The Ames Fire Department periodically issues new Standard Operating Guidelines as a means to help fire and medical crews deal with common/uncommon incident scenarios:

Book 1


Book 2

Routine Operations

Book 3

Emergency Operations

Sign Off Form

Seat Belt Use Knox Box Keys
Personal Protective Clothing Fueling Procedures Safe Emergency Vehicle Operation

Rules of Conduct

Pumps, CAFS, and Water Extinguishers Safety Vests
Department Issued T-Shirts  Hose Cleaning/Washing Personal Accountability System
Sick Leave Portable Radio Accountability
Company Tasks and Firefighting Objectives

Holiday Calculation

Knox Fire Department Connection Program
Aerial Pinnable Waterway
Educational Reimbursement
Observer Program Rapid Intervention Team(s)

Vacation/Holiday Pick Requests

Radio Battery Maintenance
Pass Devices

Team Participation

AFD Instructor Requirements
Story County Iowa Alerts Emergency Notification System
Managing Line of Duty Injuries
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan
Physical Fitness   Emergency Incident Rehabilitation Program
Use of City Owned Equipment/Uniforms   Forcible Entry
Donor Search and Notification   Confined Space Rescue
Complaint Investigations   Animal Rescue
Educational Reimbursement
  Trench Rescue
EMS Continuous Quality Improvement
  Carbon Monoxide Responses
Master Firefighter Program
  Mayday Procedures
Patient Confidentiality  
Uniform Policy

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