3-page PDF document about firefighter rehabilitation. The purpose of this is to ensure that the physical and mental condition of firefighter operating at the scene of fire call does not deteriorate to a point that affects the safety of each fire fighter of that jeopardizes the safety and integrity of the operations.
An article about the implementation of NFPA 1584, "Standard on the Rehabilitation Process for Members During Emergency Operations and Training Exercises. Firefighting has the greatest short-surge physiologic demands of any profession. Its abrupt requirements are equivalent to marathon running, often after awakening from a sound sleep and with little or no ability to physically warm up