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Review the First Draft Reports to submit comments on NFPA 78, Guide on Electrical Inspections, and NFPA 1078, Standard for Electrical Inspector Professional Qualifications

Blog Post created by debbiebaio Employee on Aug 24, 2018
The First Draft Reports for NFPA 78, Guide on Electrical Inspections, and NFPA 1078, Standard for Electrical Inspector Professional Qualifications, are available. Review the First Draft Reports for use as background in the submission of public comments. NFPA's regional electrical code specialist, Jeff Sargent, discusses the development of these documents as well in this short video below.
To submit a public comment using the  submission system, go directly to the specific document pages for NFPA 78 and NFPA 1078 or use the List of NFPA codes & standards to search for these Standards. Once on the specific page, select the link "Submit a Public Comment" to begin the process. You will be asked to sign-in or create a free  account with NFPA before using this system. If you have any questions when using the system, a chat feature is available or contact us by email or phone at 1-800-344-3555. 
The deadline to submit a public comment through the  system is October 31, 2018
If you like this and are interested in learning more about NFPA 1078 and NFPA 78, read Derek Vigstol's blog as he breaks down the question, "Installation vs. Inspection: What is best for safe installations?" Derek is NFPA's technical lead for electrical services.
The First Draft Report serves as documentation of the Input Stage and is published for public review and comment. The First Draft Report contains a compilation of the First Draft of the NFPA Standard, First Revisions, Public Input, Committee Input, Committee Statements, and Ballot Results and Statements. Where applicable, the First Draft Report also contains First Correlating Revisions, Correlating Notes, and Correlating Input.

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