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Read the Motions Committee Report for Fall 2017 Standards with certified amending motions: NFPA 241, NFPA 260, NFPA 289, NFPA 1001 and NFPA 1981

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The Report of the Motions Committee addresses five Fall 2017 NFPA Standards with certified amending motions that may be presented at the NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) in Las Vegas, NV on June 11-14, 2018: 

  • NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations 
  • NFPA 260, Standard Methods of Tests and Classification System for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture 
  • NFPA 289, Standard Method of Fire Test for Individual Fuel Packages 
  • NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications 
  • NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services
This Report also identifies a list of 28 additional standards that have been determined by the Motions Committee to be Consent Standards and shall be forwarded to the Standards Council for balloting.  In accordance with 1.6.2(a) of the Regulations, a fifteen day appeal period follows the publication date of this Report in which one may file an appeal related to the issuance of the Consent Standards listed below. The filing deadline for such appeal is October 27, 2017.
These Consent Standards are as follows:   
  • NFPA 12, Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems 
  • NFPA 12A, Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • NFPA 22, Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection
  • NFPA 33, Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials 
  • NFPA 34, Standard for Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes Using Flammable or Combustible Liquids 
  • NFPA 68, Standard on Explosion Protection by Deflagration Venting
  • NFPA 79, Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • NFPA 92, Standard for Smoke Control Systems
  • NFPA 204, Standard for Smoke and Heat Venting
  • NFPA 259, Standard Test Method for Potential Heat of Building Materials
  • NFPA 261, Standard Method of Test for Determining Resistance of Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture Material Assemblies to Ignition by Smoldering Cigarettes
  • NFPA 270, Standard Test Method for Measurement of Smoke Obscuration Using a Conical Radiant Source in a Single Closed Chamber 
  • NFPA 274, Standard Test Method to Evaluate Fire Performance Characteristics of Pipe Insulation
  • NFPA 495, Explosive Materials Code
  • NFPA 498, Standard for Safe Havens and Interchange Lots for Vehicles Transporting Explosives
  • NFPA 705, Recommended Practice for a Field Flame Test for Textiles and Films
  • NFPA 1026, Standard for Incident Management Personnel Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1061, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Safety Telecommunications Personnel 
  • NFPA 1081, Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications 
  • NFPA 1404, Standard for Fire Service Respiratory Protection Training
  • NFPA 1451, Standard for a Fire and Emergency Service Vehicle Operations Training Program
  • NFPA 1855, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents
  • NFPA 1858, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1925, Standard on Marine Fire-Fighting Vessels
  • NFPA 1962, Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing, and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances
  • NFPA 1964, Standard for Spray Nozzles
  • NFPA 1982, Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS) 
  • NFPA 2001, Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
The anticipated issuance date for these consent standards is November 10, 2017 with an effective date of November 30, 2017.   

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