NFPA 1917-2019 Standard for Automotive Ambulances.
3.3.13 Continuous Duty. Operation at a substantally constant load for an indefinitely long time. [1901.2016] 3.3.14* Contractor. The person or company responsible for fifilling an agreed upon contract. [1901, 2016] 3.3.15 Defect. A discontinuity in a part or a failure to func- ion that interferes with the service or relibility for which the part was intended. [1901, 2016] 3.3.16 Documentation. Any data or information supplied by the manufacturer or contractor relative to the ambulance, including information on its operation, service, and mainte- nance, 3.3.17 Electrical Appliance. An electrical device or instrument designed to perform a specific function, such as scene lights, battery charger, medical equipment, and so forth. 3.3.18* Electronic Siren. An audible warning device that produces sound electronically through the use of amplifers and electromagnetic speakers. [1901, 2016] 3.3.19 Exterior. A nonsheltered location exposed to the envi- ronment, either continuously or intermittently. [1901,2016] 3.3.20 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). Regulations promulgated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the United States under Public Law 89-563 that are mandatory and must be complied with when motor vehicles or items of motor vehicle equipment are manufactured and certified thereto. 3.3.21 Fixed Power Source. Any line voltage power source except a portable generator. 3.3.22 Fully Latched Position. The last or fully closed position on the striker of a 49 CFR 571,FMVSS 206 compliant door latch. 3.3.23 Gallon. United States gallon. [1901, 2016] 3.3.24 Gauge. A visual device that indicates a measurement. [1901, 2016] 3.3.25 GAWR. See, Gross Axle Weight Rating. 3.3.26 Generator. An electromechanical device for the production of electricity. [1901, 2016]
3.3.53 Purchaser. The authority having responsibility for the specification and acceptance of the ambulance. 3.3.54 Purchasing Authority. The agency that has the sole responsibility and authority for negotiating, placing, and, where necessary, modifying each and every solicitation, purchase order, or other award issued by a governing body. [1901, 2016] 3.3.55 Qualified Person. A person who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, professional standing, or skill, and who, by knowledge, training, and experience, has demon‐ strated the ability to deal with problems related to the subject matter, the work, or the project. [1451, 2018] 3.3.56 Readily Accessible. Able to be located, reached, serv‐ iced, or removed without removing other components or parts of the ambulance and without the need to use special tools to open enclosures.NFPA 1917 pdf download.