Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 731?
This standard provides requirements for the application, location, installation, performance, testing, and maintenance of electronic premises security systems and their components.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 731 address?
Provisions define the means of signal initiation, transmission, notification, and annunciation; the levels of performance; and reliability. NFPA 731 also presents information necessary to modify or upgrade an existing system to meet the requirements of a particular application. Chapters cover fundamentals; intrusion detection systems; electronic access control systems, video surveillance systems; holdup, duress, and ambush systems; monitoring stations; testing and inspections, and asset protection systems.
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