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Participate in NFPA’s wildland fire technical committees

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Nov 7, 2011

At our recent Backyards & Beyond Conference in Denver, many attendees expressed an interest in participating on one of NFPA’s technical committees. We’re happy to report three of our wildland fire technical committees are currently seeking members to help in the development and revision of NFPA standards. The following committees are accepting applications:

The Committee on Forest and Rural Fire Protection is seeking members in all interest categories except Special Experts. This Committee is responsible for:

  • NFPA 1141, Standard for Fire Protection Infrastructure for Land Development in Wildland, Rural and Suburban Areas
  • NFPA 1142, Standard on Water supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1143, Standard for Wildland Fire Management
  • NFPA 1144, Standards for Reducing Structure Ignition Hazards from Wildland Fire
  • NFPA 1145, Guide for the Use of Class A Foams in Manual Structural Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1150, Standard on Foam Chemicals for Fires in Class A Fuels

The Committee on Professional Qualifications—Wildfire Sup¬pression Professional Qualifications is seeking members in all categories except Special Experts. This Committee is responsible for:

  • NFPA 1051, Standard for Wildland Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications

The Committee on Wildland Fire Fighting Protective Clothing and Equipment is seeking members in all interest categories. This Committee is responsible for:

  • NFPA 1977, Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting

Interested in serving on one of these committees or on any other NFPA technical committee? Check out NFPA’s website for further information and to download a technical committee application. The application deadline is December 30, 2011.

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