This publication implements Air Force policy directive (AFPD) 32-10, Installations and Facilities; Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards; the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); applicable Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC); National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations; and other national consensus standards cited herein. It establishes a program to identify, manage, and correct fire safety deficiencies (FSD) as defined within this instruction.
It provides objective criteria for determining proper classification of FSDs and the process for correcting, deferring, and reporting FSDs. It supports processes implemented by AFPD 32-20, Fire Emergency Services, and Department of Defense Instruction (DODI) 6055.6, DoD Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Program, for delivery of fire prevention services. This instruction applies to US Air Force (USAF) active and reserve component installations and activities in the United States. It also applies to USAF enduring locations outside the United States. It does not apply to contingency locations. This instruction applies to all USAF, Air Force Reserve (USAFR), and Air National Guard of the United States (ANGUS) military and civilian personnel. This publication may be supplemented at any level, but all direct supplements must be routed to the office of primary responsibility (OPR) of this publication for coordination prior to certification and approval.