Article 14: Are you and / or have you been compliant in terms of the National Veld & Forest Fire Act 101, 1998?
|Fire Season Preparation:||Yes||No|
|1. Have you completed all fire break burning in accordance with FPA rules & regulations, and more specifically around the boundaries of your rural / farm property|
|2. Did you burn / clear (bare earth) your fire breaks?|
|3. Have all persons involved with the burning of fire breaks and prescribed burning received certified training?|
|4. Have you as an employer provided personal protective clothing to all person involved with firefighting and / or prescribed burning?|
|5. Do you believe you have reasonable equipment on your property to suppress and / or try to stop the spread of fire?|
|6. Do you meet the firefighting recommended equipment standards as set out by your local FPA?|
|7. Did you phone your local FPA to obtain permission to burn on any particular day?|
|8. Did you know the Fire Danger Index on the day you undertook burning operations?|
|9. Did you notify your neighbours that you were burning on any particular day?|
|10. Did you make arrangements with your neighbours to burn fire breaks jointly on the common boundary?|
A NO answer to any of the above questions could mean you are non-compliant in terms of the law.