NFPA Standards Council issues preliminary minutes from the April 2018 meeting

Blog Post created by debbiebaio Employee on May 4, 2018
At NFPA's Standards Council meeting April 10-11 in New Orleans, the Council acted on various agenda items, including the issuance of Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs). 
Some of the topics the Council addressed at the meeting include: 
  • the issuance of proposed TIAs on NFPA 13, NFPA 31, NFPA 58, NFPA 70, NFPA 99, NFPA 130, and NFPA 285
  • new  projects on contamination control of personal protective equipment (PPE); remote video inspections of existing buildings, buildings under construction, and building systems for code compliance; flammability of interior/exterior wall panels, and low pressure dispensing containers (LPDC)
  • new documents NFPA 1802, NFPA 1891, and NFPA 3000 (PS)
  • 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 nearly 300 documents addressing topics of importance to the built environment.