ASTM F1258 - 95(2006)

    Standard Practice for Emergency Medical Dispatch

    Active Standard ASTM F1258 | Developed by Subcommittee: F30.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.02


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the definition of responsibilities, knowledge, practices, and organizational support required to effectively implement, perform, and manage the emergency medical dispatch function.

    1.2 This practice is useful for planning and evaluating the training, implementation, and organizational support to satisfy the functional needs of emergency medical dispatching.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F1031 Practice for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

    F1381 Guide for Planning and Developing 9-1-1 Enhanced Telephone Systems

    F1552 Practice for Training Instructor Qualification and Certification Eligibility of Emergency Medical Dispatchers

    F1560 Practice for Emergency Medical Dispatch Management


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 11.160 (First aid); 13.320 (Alarm and warning systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F1258-95R06

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