Read the NFPA Standards Council agenda and hearings schedule for the December 2017 meeting

Blog Post created by debbiebaio Employee on Nov 28, 2017
The NFPA Standards Council will be meeting on December 5-6, 2017 in Galveston, TX.  At the meeting some of the topics the Council will address include:
  • appeals on TIAs on NFPA 70 and NFPA 1982
  • requests for new Standards to enter cycle: NFPA 770, Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems; NFPA 78, Guide on Electrical Inspections; and NFPA 1078, Standard for Electrical Inspector Professional Qualifications
  • new projects/documents on organization and operation of fire investigation units (FIUs); professional qualifications for fire service support personnel; and test methods for determining the flammability of interior/exterior wall panels
  • the issuance of proposed TIAs on NFPA 25, NFPA 30A, NFPA 30B, NFPA 70, NFPA 101, NFPA 407, NFPA 1006, NFPA 1126, NFPA 1221, NFPA 1981, NFPA 1982, and NFPA 500
  • requests from Committees to change revision cycle schedules and committee scopes
  • action on pending applications for committee memberships
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 approximately 300 documents addressing topics of importance to the built environment.