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City of Charlottesville, VA Fire Department
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES


Organization

Chapter: IV - General Administration
Subject: Coveralls
Code: 1-IV-4
Revised: 6-10-96

4.01  PURPOSE

      To  establish  guidelines  relative  to  Fire Department issued
      coveralls.

4.02  POLICY

      Department issued coveralls may be worn when performing various
      Fire Department related functions.

4.03  PROCEDURES

      A.  Coveralls,  as issued, may be worn only under the following
          conditions:
          1.  Assisting the Fire Department Mechanic.
          2.  When working on in-house construction projects.
          3.  Cleaning apparatus or light vehicles.
          4.  Testing apparatus.
          5.  Removing snow or ice from around the fire stations.
          6.  Attaching  or  removing chains from apparatus and light
              vehicles.
          7.  Painting or waxing.
          8.  Fire hydrant inspection details.
          9.  While cutting grass at fire stations.
      B.  Coveralls  are  to  be  used  as  a  protectorate of, not a
          substitute for, the Class B uniform.
      C.  Coveralls are not considered to part of the Class B uniform
          issue.
      D.  Coveralls are designed to be worn over the Class B uniform.
      E.  Coveralls  may  not  be  worn when performing the following
          functions:
          1.  When escorting visitors around the fire stations.
          2.  When coming to or leaving from one's duty station.
          3.  When observing free time around the fire stations.
          4.  When off duty.

4.04  RESPONSIBILITY

      The  maintenance  and  cleanliness of the coveralls will be the
      responsibility of the individual to  whom  the  coveralls  were
      issued.

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