Pyrotechnic articles legislation

Description

The legal rules surrounding pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic materials.

Alternative labels

pyrotechnic articles rules
pyrotechnic articles statutes
firework regulations
firework statutes
firework bylaws
firework rules
pyrotechnic articles bylaws
firework legislation
pyrotechnic articles regulations

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Pyrotechnic articles legislation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Firework assembler: Firework assemblers create explosive devices, coloured lights and set pieces for use as fireworks. They follow blueprints or pictures, fabricate various powders, put powder into casings or tubes, assemble all parts and inspects the final product.
Chief fire officer: Chief fire officers supervise a fire department. They coordinate the operations of the department, and supervise and lead the fire and rescue staff during firefighting and rescue activities to ensure the safety of the staff and limitation of risks. They perform administrative duties to ensure record maintenance, and implement policies to improve the department’s operations.
Fire inspector: Fire inspectors conduct inspections of buildings and properties to ensure they are compliant with fire prevention and safety regulations, and enforce the regulations in facilities which are not compliant. They also perform educational activities, educating the public on fire safety and prevention methods, policies, and disaster response.
Bomb disposal technician: Bomb disposal technicians search areas using special equipment such as metal detectors, or using trained animals, for the presence of land mines and bombs, and remove the explosive materials according to safety regulations. After the search for and location of mines and bombs, they disarm them aiming to avoid any risk of detonation, and ensure the area is cleared before disarming and removal procedures.

Optional knowledge

Pyrotechnic articles legislation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Dry house attendant: Dry house attendants monitor and maintain the drying room, making sure the pyrotechnics are dried and stored within the correct parameters and specifications.
Fire protection technician: Fire protection technicians install and maintain fire protection equipment, such as fire extinguishers, fire alarms, fire detection systems, or sprinkler systems in facilities to ensure compliance to safety standards and protection from fire hazards. They inspect the equipment to ensure its functionality, and perform repairs.
Firefighter: Firefighters are responsible for emergency response in case of a fire outbreak or other hazardous situations. They oversee the evacuation of the endangered premises and ensure victims are rescued and taken care of by the appropriate professionals. Once the premises are clear of victims, they ensure the fire is extinguished, compliant with health and safety regulations. They also regulate the clean-up of the scene and assess the damage.
Fire safety tester: Fire safety testers conduct a variety of tests on materials such as building, transportation and textiles materials, as well as on fire prevention and fire fighting systems. They measures, among other things, the flame resistance and behaviour of materials under extreme circumstances.
Firefighter instructor: Firefighter instructors train probationary, new academy recruits, or cadets, on the theory and practice necessary to become a firefighter. They conduct theoretical lectures on academic subjects such as law, basic chemistry, safety regulations, risk management, fire prevention, reading blueprints etc. Fire academy instructors also provide more hands-on, practical instruction regarding the usage of assistive equipment and rescue tools such as a fire hose, fire axe, smoke mask etc., but also heavy physical training, breathing techniques, first aid, self defense tactics and vehicle operations. They also prepare and develop lesson plans and new training programmes as new public service-related regulations and issues arise. The instructors monitor the students’ progress, evaluate them individually and prepare performance evaluation reports.

 


 

References

  1. Pyrotechnic articles legislation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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