NFPA News (newsletter)

 

NFPA News is a free e-newsletter that provides detailed information on NFPA codes and standards activities, including Public Input and Public Comment closing dates, the issuance of Formal Interpretations (FIs), Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs), and Errata, agendas and minutes of Standards Council meetings and ways for the public to become involved in the codes process.

 

NFPA News is a monthly e-newsletter providing detailed information on NFPA codes and standards activities. Subscribe
  • January 2017 (PDF, 2 MB) view January NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Seeking comments on new project on Electrical Inspections and Electrical Plans Review; Reorganization of NEC Panels; Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to NFPA 70; Errata issued on NFPA 13 and 70; Standards Council Minutes and Decisions; News in Brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • December 2016 (PDF, 901 KB) view December NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Safety Begins with You; Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) issued on NFPA 36; Errata issued on NFPA 85 and 501; News in Brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • November 2016 (PDF, 2 MB) view November NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Seeking comments on new project on active shooter incident response; Nominations due for Standards Council Awards; Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to NFPA 70; 2016 Responder Forum; Fall 2016 Motions Committee Report available; Glossary of Terms; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • October 2016 (PDF, 1 MB) view October NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) to NFPA 1616 and NFPA 1982; Errata issued on NFPA 52, NFPA 61, and NFPA 70; NFPA seeking users of tactical video equipment; NFPA Standards published with change indicators; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • September 2016 (PDF, 769 KB) view September NFPA News e-Newsletter
  • Comments sought on proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) to NFPA 13, 52, 70, 99, and 1125; TIAs issued on several NFPA Standards; New NFPA standard, NFPA 1300, seeking public input; Fall 2017 First Draft Reports available and open for public comment; Standards Council August 2016 preliminary minutes; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • August 2016 (PDF, 711 KB) view August NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Standards Council decisions issued on four NFPA Standards; Fire Code Friday; proposed changes to NFPA 70E; change indicators on NFPA Standards; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • July 2016 (PDF, 846 KB) view July NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Committee on Wastewater Treatment Plants seeking members; Fall 2016 Second Draft Reports posted and open for NITMAM; Errata issued on NFPA 11, NFPA 20, and NFPA 85; Free access to audio files from the Conference & Expo Educational Sessions; NFPA 99 training; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • June 2016 (PDF, 988 KB) view June NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs to NFPA 13, NFPA 1901, NFPA 1906; 2016 Conference & Expo; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • May 2016 (PDF, 1.4 MB) view May NFPA News e-Newsletter
    New project on Emergency Responder Robotics; Comments sought on proposed TIAs to NFPA 70; Annual 2016 Motions Committee Report available; TIAs issued and not issued; New projects on energy storage systems, hazardous waste, and low pressure dispensing containers seeking members; 2016 Conference & Expo; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • April 2016 (PDF, 786 KB) view April NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs to NFPA 25 and NFPA 70; Download the 2016 NFPA Standards Directory; Annual 2017 First Draft Reports available for public comment; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • March 2016 (PDF, 1 MB) view March NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs to NFPA 2 and NFPA 36; Annual 2016 Second Draft Report for NFPA 25; One day session for NFPA Technical Meeting; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • February 2016 (PDF, 1 MB) view February NFPA News e-Newsletter
    One day session for NFPA Technical Meeting; Comments sought on TIAs to NFPA 101 and 5000; Second Draft Reports available for Annual 2016 Standards; New project on energy storage systems seeking comments and potential members; Comments sought on 9-1-1 Telecomunicators training guidelines; NFPA Xchange; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • January 2016 (PDF, 1.6 MB) view January NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Reorganization of Supervising Station Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems Committee; New project on stationary energy storage systems; One day session for NFPA Technical Meeting; Comments sought on proposed TIAs on NFPA 30B, 69, 400, and 1977; Errata issued on NFPA 921; TIAs issued on NFPA 30B, 55, 59A, 80, 105, and 5000; TIAs not issued; Standards Council Service Awards; News in brief; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members  
  • December 2015 (PDF, 1.5 MB) view December NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs on NFPA 52, 55, 68, 664, and 780; New project on low pressure dispensing containers; Standards Council Service Awards; News in brief; Research and analysis reports; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members  
  • November 2015 (PDF, 1.4 MB) view November NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs on NFPA 52, and 409; Errata issued on NFPA 13 and 2001; New project on hanging and bracing of water-based fire protection systems; Standards Council Service Awards; News in brief; Research and analysis reports; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members 
  • October 2015 (PDF, 810 MB) view October NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIA on NFPA 20; Errata issued on NFPA 24, 30B, and 2001; Standards Council minutes and decisions; Fall 2016 First Draft Reports for submission of comments; News in brief; Research and reports; Committees seeking public input; Committee meetings calendar; and Committees seeking members
  • September 2015 (PDF, 1 MB) view September NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Proposed TIAs seeking comments on NFPA 30B, 55, 59A, 80, and 105; NEC public comment closing date; NFPA News in brief; Research and reports; Committee calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committee seeking members 
  • August 2015 (PDF, 600 KB)  view August NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Fall 2015 Second Draft Reports available; Errata issued on NFPA 408 and NFPA 409; Tentative Interim Amendments issued on NFPA 101A and 400; Free online training on alternative fuel vehicles; potential risks of rooftop solar panels for fire fighters; News in brief; Research and reports; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • July 2015 (PDF, 635 KB) view July NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs on NFPA 85 and NFPA 5000; Errata issued on NFPA 68 and NFPA 85; NEC First Draft Report for public comment submissions; Results and Transcripts from 2015 Tech Session; Award recipients; Standards Showcase; News in brief; Research and reports; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • June 2015 (PDF, 1 MB)view June NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Standards Showcase; Download the Tech Session Agenda; Errata issued on NFPA 1, 241, and 400; Comments sought on new project on fire control of structures based upon fire dynamics; Review of upcoming changes to NFPA 13; Discussion on three proposed changes to NFPA 72; News in brief; Research and reports; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • May 2015  (PDF, 1.2 MB) view May NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Report of the Motions Committee for Annual 2015 documents with certified amending motions; Proposed TIAs seeking comments on NFPA 13, 59A, 72 and 1971; New projects seeking comments on arff response to air shows, competencies for responders to hhft, ems officer, fire control of structures, and hazardous waste disposal; Errata issued on NFPA 101; TIAs issued on NFPA 1, 58, 70, 101A, and 400; News in brief; Research & Analysis; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • April 2015 (PDF, 1 MB) view April NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Proposed TIAs seeking comments on NFPA 2 and NFPA 33; Errata issued on NFPA 70E and NFPA 5000; News in brief; Research & Analysis; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • March 2015 (PDF, 1 MB) view March NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Proposed TIAs seeking comments on NFPA 13 and NFPA 111; Research and analysis; News in brief; Errata issued on NFPA 102; Submission of public comments for Annual 2016 documents;  Fall 2015 Consent Standards issued; NFPA 704 FAQs; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members 
  • February 2015  (PDF, 1 MB) view February NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Submit public input on Annual 2017 documents; View public input submissions for Fall 2016; Second Draft Reports for Annual 2015; New Standards Council members appointed; News in brief; Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Committees seeking members
  • January 2015 (PDF, 1 MB) view January NFPA News e-Newsletter
    Proposed TIAs seeking comment on NFPA 1, 58, 70, 101A, 400, 1221, and 1917; Errata issued on NFPA 1, 30, 101, and 1192; NFPA goes completely digital for public input and public comment submissions; NFPA seeking comments to help protect first reponders from Ebola; Seeking nominations for committee member awards; Mobile Integrated Healthcare/Community Paramedicine (MIH/CP); Committee meetings calendar; Committees seeking public input; and Commitees seeking members

Need an older edition of NFPA News? Please contact the NFPA Library, call +1 617 984-7445, or fax +1 617 984- 7060.


Featured Product
NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Softbound
The NEC is adopted in all 50 states, and covers electrical wiring and installations.
Item #: NFPA_70


National Fire Codes Subscription Service All Access - New or Renew
Get 24/7 online access to all 300+ codes and standards and all NFPA Handbooks, with the National Fire Codes Subscription Service. Download PDFs of codes you need on your devices, email content to colleagues and clients, and more! Subscribe today.*

*For pricing on 10 or more users please contact us at nfcss@nfpa.org.
Item #: NFCSSTERHB


NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
Get updated requirements on automatic sprinkler system design, installation, and more with NFPA 13.
Item #: NFPA_13


NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2017 Edition
With updated ITM tables and clarified text, the 2017 edition of NFPA 25 helps you ensure sprinkler systems are ready to respond.
Item #: NFPA_25