Download the agenda for this year's NFPA Technical Meeting in Las Vegas

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This year's NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on June 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. in Oceanside Ballroom ABCD. NFPA will be providing wireless internet access during the Tech Session so attendees have the option of downloading the agenda prior to or during the Tech Session. Also, documentation such as First Draft Reports and Second Draft Reports can be viewed on the Next Edition tab of each specific Document Information Page.


The Tech Session is an important step in developing a complete record to assist the Standards Council in determining the degree of consensus achieved on proposed changes to NFPA Standards. During this meeting, NFPA members are given an opportunity to vote on proposed changes and members of the public can voice their opinions on these actions. Only NFPA members of record as of December 16, 2017 who are currently in good standing are eligible to vote at this meeting.
The following is the order of NFPA Standards with Certified Amending Motions to be presented for action:


  • NFPA 51B, Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work
  • NFPA 400, Hazardous Materials Code
  • 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 101A, Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety
  • NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler System in One-and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
  • NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1001, Standard on Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1730, Standard on Organization and Deployment of Fire Prevention Inspection and Code Enforcement, Plan Review, Investigation, and Public Education Operations
  • NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems
  • NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code