Project launched on Benchmarking the Impact of NIST NCST Fire Investigation Recommendations

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Sep 12, 2013

The Fire Protection Research Foundation has been invited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide an independent evaluation of the impact of recommendations stemming from the NIST National Construction Safety Team Investigations. A general protocal for conducting such evaluations cannot be created from scratch and still be detailed enough and validated enough to be useful for NIST's purposes. Therefore the Foundation and NFPA have proposed to conduct an evaluation of the impact of recommendations from the NCST report on a single incident, the Station Nighclub fire of 20 Feb. 2003.

Read the full project summary.