Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F30 on Emergency Medical Services, this guide was withdrawn without replacement in February 2008 because this guide is no longer appropriate for Committee F30.
1.1 This guide recommends minimum performance requirements for enhanced access to public safety services using the North American standard emergency telephone number, 9-1-1.
1.2 This guide provides assistance to states, counties, and local jurisdictions in the development of 9-1-1 enhanced systems.
1.3 This guide makes recommendations for planning and organizational needs in the development of 9-1-1 enhanced systems.
1.4 This guide does not address access to public safety response services through means other than use of the 9-1-1 telephone number.
1.5 This guide applies only to the use of the number 9-1-1 to request a public safety response, from the point of initiation of the call through the point that the caller is connected to the responsible agency, or essential information needed for disposition of the call, or both, is received.
1.6 The sections in this guide are arranged in the following order:
|Significance and Use||3|
|Concept of Operation for 9-1-1 Telephone Systems||4|
|9-1-1 Performance Factors||4.1|
|9-1-1 Performance Requirements||4.2|
|Coordinating 9-1-1 Systems||5|
|State 9-1-1 Statutory Provisions||6|
|Geographical Data Bases||8|
|Automatic Location Identification||8.1|
|Uniform Address Program||8.2|
|Selective Call Routing||8.3|
|Other Planning Concerns||9|
1.7 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.
automatic location identification (ALI); automatic number identification (ANI); basic 9-1-1; emergency medical services (EMS); emergency service number (ESN); enhanced 9-1-1; fire; law enforcement; master street address guide (MSAG); 9-1-1; public safety; public safety answering point (PSAP); selective routing; tandem;
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