Read the NFPA Standards Council agenda for the March 2014 meeting

Blog Post created by debbiebaio Employee on Feb 11, 2014

The NFPA Standards Council will be meeting on March 3-4, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. At this meeting, some of the topics the Council will address include:

  • issuance of proposed TIAs on NFPA 13, NFPA 25, NFPA 30A, NFPA 30B, NFPA 59A, NFPA 70, NFPA 99, NFPA 664, NFPA 780, NFPA 1981, NFPA 1982
  • consideration of an appeal on NFPA 11 regarding public inputs and comments submitted by the appellant
  • consider a standard for professional practices for facility fire safety planning and fire safety directors
  • consider a standard for the use of consumer fireworks by the public
  • consider a standard that assists departments in following process steps for a community risk reduction plan
  • consider a standard of a new test method to evaluate fire/ignition resistance of upholstered furniture subject to a flaming ignition source
  • reorganization of the Forest and Rural Fire Protection Committee
  • consider requests from Committees to change revision cycle schedules

Read the full Council agenda for further information.

The NFPA Standards Council is a 13-person committee appointed by the NFPA Board of Directors that oversees the Association's codes and standards development activities, administers the rules and regulations, and acts as an appeals body. The Council administers about 250 NFPA Technical Committees and their work on nearly 300 documents addressing topics of importance to the built environment.