Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluation Bodies
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 790?
Installed electrical equipment that has not been previously certified, listed, recognized, or classified undergo a "field evaluation" to ensure compliance. This standard provides qualifications and competencies for third parties performing field evaluations and specifies how they are to be completed.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 790 address?
Provisions cover field evaluation body (FEB) application for recognition; FEB organization; FEB personnel; appeals, complaints, and disputes; application for evaluation; preparation for evaluation; evaluation; evaluation report; decision to issue an FEB statement of conformity; use of FEB statement of conformity; and test and measuring equipment.