At its December meeting, the NFPA Standards Council approved TIA 13-2 to the 2013 edition of NFPA 1982, Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems. The TIA is effective December 21, 2016.
The TIA was submitted to address concerns related to the audibility of PASS devices, and to incorporate changes to the alarm sound. Read the submitted TIA and substantiation in its entirety in the October 2016 edition of NFPA News.
The Technical Committee on Electronic Safety Equipment has also provided revisions based on the TIA to the upcoming 2018 edition of NFPA 1982. See the approved TIA at www.nfpa.org/1982, under the “Current & Prior Editions” tab.