NFPA 730: Guide for Premises Security
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What is NFPA 730?
NFPA 730: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. This guide describes construction, protection, occupancy features, and practices intended to reduce security vulnerabilities to life and property. 1.1.1 NFPA 730, Guide for Premises Security, is referred to herein as “this guide” or “the guide.” 1.1.2 This guide should not supersede government statutes or regulations.
This guide describes construction, protection, occupancy features, and practices intended to reduce security vulnerabilities to life and property. Official document scope
What does NFPA 730 address?
Provisions cover security planning, administrative controls, security perimeters, crime prevention through environmental design, security systems, and accessory property. In addition, individual chapters present specific requirements for educational facilities; health care; lodging, multi-dwelling unit buildings, restaurants, shopping centers, retail establishments, office buildings, and industrial facilities.Table Of Contents.
NFPA 730, 2014 Edition: Archived Revision Information
First Draft (previously Report on Proposals (ROP))
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First Draft Meeting Notices (previously ROP Meeting Notices)
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First Draft Meeting Minutes (previously ROP Meeting Minutes)
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Motions Committee Report (NITMAM)
Proposed NFPA documents will be presented for action at the applicable Annual (June) Association Technical Meeting only when proper Amending Motions (Notice of Intent to Make a Motion - NITMAM) have been certified by the Motions Committee of the Standards Council as a proper amending motion. Documents that receive no motions will not be presented at the meeting and instead will be forwarded directly to the NFPA Standards Council for action on issuance. More about the codes and standards making process including NITMAM.
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Consent Standard not presented at Association Technical Meeting. Council issuance: 11/12/2013
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