NFPA 1620: Standard for Pre-Incident Planning
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What is NFPA 1620?
NFPA 1620: Document Scope
1.1 Scope This document provides criteria for evaluating the protection, construction, and operational features of specific occupancies to develop a pre-incident plan that should be used by responding personnel to manage fires and other emergencies in such occupancies using the available resources. 1.1.1 Chapter 1 through Chapter 10 of this document provide general information, philosophies, and principles that might or might not be applicable to all occupancies. 1.1.2* The authority having jurisdiction should determine the level of planning appropriate for the jurisdiction and the property being pre-planned. 1.1.3 Chapter 11 through Chapter 20 provide information addressing special or unique characteristics of specific occupancy classifications.
This standard provides criteria for developing pre-incident plans to help responders effectively manage emergencies so as to maximize protection for occupants, responding personnel, property, and the environment. Official document scope
What does NFPA 1620 address?
Comprehensive guidance covers the pre-incident planning process, physical and site considerations, occupant considerations, water supplies and fire protection systems, special hazards, emergency operations, and pre-incident plan testing and maintenance. Annexes contain case histories and information addressing special or unique characteristics of specific occupancy classifications, as well as sample forms for pre-incident planning. Table of Contents

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