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Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendments to NFPA 85 and NFPA 5000

The following proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code, and NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code® ,are being published for public review and comment: NFPA 85, proposed TIA No. 1194, 2015 edition, referencing 8.4.2.1.1.2, 8.4.2.1.2.2, 8.4.3.2.2.3 and 8.4.3.2.3.4 NFPA 5000,...

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See the final results, transcript of NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago

At the NFPA Conference & Expo in Chicago in June, members considered changes to 11 NFPA documents, including NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, and NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. See the final results of the 2015 Technical Meeting and download the official transcript....

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Health requirements differ for pre- and post-employment members and incumbent firefighters

Within NFPA 1582, Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments, there are 13 essential job tasks firefighters must be able to perform to become a firefighter. Certain pre-existing health conditions, such as monocular vision (a.k.a. vision in only one eye), use of a hearing aid, and a history of seizures, prevent...

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Firefighter Health and Safety - We Need Your Input!

NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program, is facing issues that directly impact firefighter health and safety. Read on to learn what’s at stake, and make sure your opinions and perspectives are heard! Public Inputs on NFPA 1500 can be submitted through July 6. Work Hour Requirements Right now, NFPA 1500 does n...

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Eight NFPA standards to be considered at Technical Meeting in Chicago

Kerry M. Bell, PE, Chair of the NFPA Standards Council, presides over the Technical Meeting in Chicago. Mr. Bell is a Principal Engineer and Corporate Fellow at UL. The following eight NFPA documents will be considered by NFPA members today in Chicago as part of NFPA's Technical Meeting at McCormick Place. NFPA 1710, Standard for the Organization...

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Technical Meeting in Chicago wraps up with action on NFPA 33, NFPA 520, and NFPA 11

The first day of NFPA's Association Technical Meeting has concluded with action on NFPA 33, NFPA 520, and NFPA 11....

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Action on NFPA 11 at Technical Meeting in Chicago

During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 11, Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam 11-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 30 was not pursued. 11-2 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 23 was not pursued. 11-3 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 24 was not pursued. 11-4 Motion to...

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Action on NFPA 520 at Technical Meeting in Chicago

During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 520, Standard on Subterranean Spaces 520-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment Nos. 1 and 2 failed. NFPA 520 was passed with 0 amending motions. NFPA 520 COMPLETED. Read full coverage of the NFPA Conference & Expo on our blog....

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Action on NFPA 33 at Technical Meeting in Chicago

During today's NFPA Technical Meeting in Chicago, the following action has taken place on NFPA 33, Standard for Spray Application using Flammable or Combustible Materials 33-1 Motion to Accept Public Comment No. 14 failed. 33-2 Motion to Accept Public Comment Nos. 10, 11, 12 and 13 failed. NFPA 33 was passed with 0 amending motions. NFPA 33...

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Review the First Draft Report for NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, to submit public comments

The First Draft Report for NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®, in the Annual 2016 revision cycle is now available. Review the First Draft Report for use as background in the submission of public comments. The deadline to submit a public comment through the online submission system is September 25, 2015. The deadline for paper submittals...

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