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Field Operations Unit Expectations
Due to the nature of the function and role of the Field Operations Unit there are requirements, in addition to the general NEMA requirements, placed on volunteers in this unit.
Field Operations Unit Work Conditions
The Field Operations Unit "normal" work conditions are outside, year around, in all weather conditions. Frequently the unit’s work location will be on a Fire Department incident. Field Operations Unit volunteers are not to be in the "hot" zone of any incident and also, generally not in the "warm" zone of incidents. Field Operations Unit personnel will be issued protective clothing appropriate for Field Operations Unit working conditions.