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NFPA 1, 2018 edition

NFPA has issued the following errata on November 26, 2019 for the 2018 editions of NFPA 1Fire Code, and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code:

 

An errata is a correction issued to an NFPA Standard, published in NFPA News, Codes Online, and included in any further distribution of the Standard.NFPA 101, 2018 edition

NFPA 1500, 2018 editionThe following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) on the 2018 and proposed 2021 editions to NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness Program, are being published for public review and comment:

 

 

Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the January 6, 2020 closing date.  Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date

NFPA 101, 2018 edition

NFPA has issued the following errata on the 2018 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code; and the 2020 edition of NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting:

 

  • NFPA 101, Errata 101-18-3, referencing A.8.3.3.2.2, issued on November 18, 2019
  • NFPA 1851, Errata 1851-20-1, referencing 8.1.7, 8.1.7.1, 8.1.7.2, A.8.1.7, 12.3.3.1, A.12.3.3.1, and B.1.2.1 of the 2020 edition, issued on October 30, 2019

    NFPA 1851, 2020 edition

An errata is a correction issued to an NFPA Standard, published in NFPA News, Codes Online, and included in any further distribution of the Standard.

NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, is accepting public input for the Annual 2022 revision cycle (2023 edition).

 

To submit public input through NFPA's online submission system, go directly to the NFPA 70 document information page or use the search feature on the List of NFPA codes & standards. Once on the NFPA 70 page, select "Submit a Public Input" to begin the process. You will be asked to sign-in or create a free online account with NFPA before using this system.  The system shows any changes made by the submitter in legislative text and provides the option to submit the public input right away or save it for later completion before the September 10, 2020 closing date.

We are here to assist!  If you have any questions when using the online submission system, a chat feature is available or contact us by email or phone at (800) 344-3555 (select 4).

 

Public input is a suggested revision to a proposed new or existing NFPA Standard submitted during the Input Stage in accordance with Section 4.3 of the Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards.

The following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 59A, Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG); and NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems, are being published for public review and comment:

  • NFPA 59A, proposed TIA No. 1471, referencing 5.3.2.12.1 and 19.8.4.2.2 of the 2019 edition, closing date: December 12, 2019
  • NFPA 130, proposed TIA No. 1475, referencing 11.1.2(1) of the 2020 edition, closing date: December 10, 2019


Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the closing date(s) listed above.  Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

One of the most notable features about NFPA’s standards development process is that it is a full, open, consensus-based process that encourages public participation in the development of its standards. A great way for your voice to be heard is to submit a Public Input (a suggested revision to a new or existing NFPA standard) during a Standard’s revision cycle. It is 100% free, easy, and done through our online submission system.

 

The following Standards are accepting public inputs for their next revision cycles:

 

  • NFPA 2, Hydrogen Technologies Code
  • NFPA 55, Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
  • NFPA 78, Guide on Electrical Inspections
  • NFPA 115, Standard for Laser Fire Protection
  • NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems
  • NFPA 302, Fire Protection Standard for Pleasure and Commercial Motor Craft
  • NFPA 326, Standard for the Safeguarding of Tanks and Containers for Entry, Cleaning, or Repair
  • NFPA 329, Recommended Practice for Handling Releases of Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Gases
  • NFPA 410, Standard on Aircraft Maintenance
  • NFPA 470, Hazardous Materials Standards for Responders (combining Standards NFPA 1072, NFPA 472, and NFPA 473)
  • NFPA 475, Recommended Practice for Organizing, Managing, and Sustaining a Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Response Program
  • NFPA 502, Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways
  • NFPA 556, Guide on Methods for Evaluating Fire Hazard to Occupants of Passenger Road Vehicles
  • NFPA 557, Standard for Determination of Fire Loads for Use in Structural Fire Protection Design
  • NFPA 654, Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
  • NFPA 780, Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems
  • NFPA 801, Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials
  • NFPA 820, Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities
  • NFPA 855, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems
  • NFPA 1000, Standard for Fire Service Professional Qualifications Accreditation and Certification Systems
  • NFPA 1078, Standard for Electrical Inspector Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1082, Standard for Facilities Fire and Life Safety Director Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1140, Standards for Wildland Fire Safety (combining Standards NFPA 1051, NFPA 1141, NFPA 1143, and NFPA 1144)
  • NFPA 1142, Standard on Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1145, Guide for the Use of Class A Foams in Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1225, Standards for Emergency Services Communications (combining Standards NFPA 1061 and NFPA 1221)
  • NFPA 1990, Standard for Protective Ensembles for Hazardous Material and Emergency Medical Operations (combining Standards NFPA 1991, NFPA 1992, NFPA 1994, and NFPA 1999)
  • NFPA 2113, Standard on Selection, Care, Use, and Maintenance of Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Short-Duration Thermal Exposures from Fire
  • NFPA 2500, Standard for Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents and Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services (combining Standards NFPA 1670, NFPA 1983, and NFPA 1858)

To submit a public input using the online submission system, go directly to the specific document information page by selecting the links above or by using the search feature on the List of NFPA codes & standards. Once on the document page, select the link "Submit a Public Input" to begin the process. You will be asked to sign-in or create a free online account with NFPA before using this system.


We are here to assist! 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.


Public input is a suggested revision to a proposed new or existing NFPA Standard submitted during the Input stage in accordance with Section 4.3 of the Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards.

NFPA has issued the following errata on NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®:

  • NFPA 70, Errata 70-20-1, referencing 700.16(B) of the 2020 edition, issued on October 10, 2019

An errata is a correction issued to an NFPA Standard, published in NFPA News, Codes Online, and included in any further distribution of the document.

The following three proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, and NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, are being published for public review and comment:

 

 

Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the November 7, 2019 closing date. Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

The NFPA Standards Council considered the issuance of proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) on NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems; NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances, NFPA 400, Hazardous Materials Code; and NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services

 

The following TIAs were issued by the Council on July 17, 2019:

 

  • NFPA 13, TIA 19-3, referencing Table 22.5, 2019 edition
  • NFPA 14, TIA 19-1, referencing 13.10 and Chapter 14 (new), 2019 edition
  • NFPA 24, TIA 19-1, referencing 2.3.1, 2.3.2, and Table 10.2.1.1, 2019 edition
  • NFPA 400, TIA 19-1, referencing Table 5.3.7, 2019 edition
  • NFPA 1981, TIA 19-1, referencing 2.3.1, 2019 edition

 

Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) are amendments to an NFPA Standard processed in accordance with Section 5 of the Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards. They have not gone through the entire standards development process of being published in a First Draft Report and Second Draft Report for review and comment. TIAs are effective only between editions of the Standard. A TIA automatically becomes a public input for the next edition of the Standard, as such is then subject to all of the procedures of the standards development process.  TIAs are published in NFPA News, NFCSS, and any further distribution of the Standard after being issued by the Standards Council.

The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for the proposed 2020 edition of NFPA 855, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems, are being published for public review and comment:

 

 

Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the September 3, 2019 comment closing date.  Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

NFPA has issued the following errata on NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems; NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems; NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®; NFPA 101A, Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety; and NFPA 400, Hazardous Materials Code:

 

  • NFPA 13, Errata 13-19-3, referencing various sections in Chapters 4, 9, 10, 20, 21, and Annex A of the 2019 edition, issued: 6/18/2019
  • NFPA 25, Errata 25-17-2, referencing Table 9.1.1.2 and Table 13.1.1.2 of the 2017 edition, issued: 6/18/2019
  • NFPA 72, Errata 72-19-2, referencing 18.4.2.3 of the 2019 edition, issued: 6/18/2019
  • NFPA 101A, Errata 101A-19-1, referencing Worksheets 4.7.8A and 4.7.8B of the 2019 edition, issued: 6/21/2019
  • NFPA 400, Errata 400-19-2, referencing Table 5.2.1.1.3 Footnote b and A.5.2.1.1.3 of the 2019 edition, issued: 7/18/2019

 

An errata is a correction issued to an NFPA Standard, published in NFPA News, Codes Online, and included in any further distribution of the document.

 

This year's NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) will be held at the Henry B. Gonzàlez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, on June 20, 2019, starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Stars at Night Ballroom.  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 22, 2018 who are currently in good standing are eligible to vote at this meeting.

Below is the order of the NFPA Standards with motions eligible for presentation and action at the Tech Session:

  • NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
  • NFPA 302, Fire Protection Standard for Pleasure and Commercial Motor Craft
  • NFPA 654, Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
  • NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems
  • NFPA 502, Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways
  • NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire Hose
  • NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code
  • NFPA 801, Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials
  • NFPA 855, Standard for Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems
  • NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®

 

The NFPA Technical Meeting, also known as "Tech Session," is an important element in the standards development process, ensuring that consensus is achieved on proposed changes to NFPA Standards prior to Standards Council review. During this meeting, supporters and opponents of certified motions voice their opinions and qualified NFPA members vote on proposed changes. 

The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) for the 2018 edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, is being published for public review and comment:

Anyone may submit a comment on this proposed TIA by the July 9, 2019 comment closing date.  Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, are being published for public review and comment:

  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1426, referencing 600.5(D)(2), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1438, referencing 725.121(C), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1442, referencing 210.52(C)(2), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1444, referencing 725.121(C), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1451, referencing 240.67(C) and Informational Note (new), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1452, referencing 240.87(C) and Informational Note (new), proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1453, referencing 210.8 and Informational Note No. 3 (new), 2017 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1455, referencing Annex D3, proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1458, referencing 334.10(2) and (3), 2017 edition and proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 6/27/2019
  • NFPA 70, proposed TIA No. 1462, referencing 430.252, proposed 2020 edition, closing date: 7/9/2019


Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the closing dates listed above. Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

The following nine proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 51B, Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work;  NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®; NFPA 1992, Standard on Liquid Splash-Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies; NFPA 1994, Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to Hazardous Materials Emergencies and CBRN Terrorism Incidents; and NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code®, are being published for public review and comment:

  • NFPA 51B, proposed TIA No. 1456, referencing 5.6.1.1 of the 2019 edition, closing date: 6/10/2019
  • NFPA 101, proposed TIA No. 1405, referencing 7.2.12.1.1(4)(new) and 7.2.12.2.6(new) of the 2018 and proposed 2021 editions, closing date: 6/20/2019
  • NFPA 1992, proposed TIA No. 1428, referencing 8.4.12.3 of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/18/2019
  • NFPA 1992, proposed TIA No. 1429, referencing 7.1.1.6(new) and 7.1.1.7(new) of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/18/2019
  • NFPA 1994, proposed TIA No. 1431, referencing 7.6.2.8(new) and A.7.6.2.9.1 of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/20/2019
  • NFPA 1994, proposed TIA No. 1432, referencing 7.1.2.8(new), 7.1.2.9(new), 7.2.2.8(new), 7.3.2.8(new), 7.4.2.10(new), 7.5.2.10(new), 7.6.2.9(new), 7.7.2.9(new), 8.20.1.1, 8.20.11, 8.20.11.1, 8.20.11.2, and 8.20.11.3 of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/20/2019
  • NFPA 1994, proposed TIA No. 1433, referencing various sections in Chapters 6, 7. and 8 of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/20/2019
  • NFPA 1994, proposed TIA No. 1434, referencing 7.2.1.2.5(new), 7.2.1.2.6(new), 7.3.1.2.3(new), 7.3.1.2.4(new), 7.4.1.2.5(new), 7.4.1.2.6(new), 7.5.1.2.5(new), and 7.5.1.2.6(new) of the 2018 edition, closing date: 6/20/2019
  • NFPA 5000, proposed TIA No. 1457, referencing 11.2.12.1.1(4)(new) and 11.2.12.2.6(new) of the 2018 and 2021 editions, closing date: 6/20/2019

Anyone may submit a comment on these proposed TIAs by the closing dates listed. Along with your comment, please identify the number of the TIA and forward to the Secretary, Standards Council by the closing date.

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