NFPA Standards Council issues preliminary minutes and decisions from August meeting

Blog Post created by debbiebaio Employee on Sep 12, 2017
The NFPA Standards Council met on August 15-17, 2017 in Quincy, MA.  At the meeting, the Council acted on various agenda items including the issuance of documents in the Annual 2017 revision cycle and the consideration of several appeals. 
The final decisions on these appeals have been issued on the following six documents: 
  • NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2018 edition
  • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®, 2018 edition
  • NFPA 285, Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components, 2018 edition  
  • NFPA 2112, Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire, 2018 edition  
  • NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code®, 2018 edition  
  • TIA No. 1292 on NFPA 1994, Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to Hazardous Materials Emergencies and CBRN Terrorism Incidents, 2018 edition  
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.