NFPA 601: Standard for Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention
Current Edition: 2015 Next Edition: 2020

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What is NFPA 601?
NFPA 601: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall apply to the selection, requirements, duties, and training of security personnel who will perform fire loss prevention duties. 1.1.2 It shall cover the following three categories of security services: (1) Protection of the property, including times when management is not present (2) Access and egress control into and within the confines of the protected property (3) Carrying out procedures for the orderly conduct of various operations at the property.
This standard helps ensure that security personnel who perform fire loss prevention duties are qualified by defining criteria for the selection, requirements, duties, and training of such individuals. Official document scope
What does NFPA 601 address?
NFPA 601 covers three categories of security services: protection of the property, access and egress control, and carrying out procedures for the orderly conduct of various operations at the property. Subject areas include management responsibilities, security functions and duties, selection and conduct of security officers, training and education, and communications.

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