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The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) is the local organization that handles rescue operations.

The AHJ is responsible for:

  • Enforcing code and standard requirements
  • Establishing capability levels
  • Training rescuers
  • Conducting hazard identification and risk assessment for a response area
  • Planning for incident response
  • Approving equipment (operational and PPE)
  • Determining to what level of functional capability an organization prepares
Various rescue vehicles
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