Technical Committees seeking enforcers

Committees Seeking Enforcers

Below is a list of Committees seeking representation in the interest category of Enforcing Authority, the document(s) they are responsible for, and the committee scope. Note:  Based on the specific committee, there may be additional clarifications provided to the basic definition of Enforcing Authority .

  • The Technical Correlating Committee on Boiler Combustion System Hazards is responsible for NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the reduction of combustion system hazards in single-burner boilers, multiple-burner boilers, and stoker-fired boilers with a heat input rate of 12,500,000 Btu/hr and above. This includes all fuels. This Committee also is responsible for documents on the reduction of hazards in pulverized fuel systems, fluidized-bed boilers, and heat-recovery steam generators and other combustion turbine exhaust systems at any heat input rate. 
  • The Committee on Boiler Combustion System Hazards—Fluidized Bed Boilers is responsible for Chapter 7 and Annexes H and L in NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code. 
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the operation and reduction of combustion system hazards and the prevention of boiler furnace explosions of fluidized-bed boilers.  This includes all fuels at any heat input rate.
  • The Committee on Boiler Combustion System Hazards—Fundamentals of Combustion Systems Hazards is responsible for Chapters 1-4 and Annexes I, J, and K in NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code.
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents or portions of documents on fundamentals, maintenance, inspection, training, and safety for the reduction of combustion system hazards.  Fundamentals shall specifically include definitions, furnace explosion/implosion prevention, manufacture, design and engineering, installation, coordination of design, construction and operation, basic operating objectives, equipment requirements, and commissioning.
  • The Committee on Boiler Combustion System Hazards—Multiple Burner Boilers is responsible for stoker material, Chapter 6 and Annexes B, C, and D in NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents covering the reduction of combustion system hazards and the prevention of boiler furnace explosions and implosions in multiple burner boilers with a heat input rate of 12,500,000 Btu/hr and above.  This includes all fuels.
  • The Committee on Boiler Combustion System Hazards—Pulverized Fuel Systems is responsible for Chapter 9 in NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the operation and design requirements for the reduction of hazards associated with pulverized fuel systems at any heat input rate.
  • The Committee on Explosion Protection Systems is responsible for NFPA 67, Guideline on Explosion Protection for Gaseous Mixtures in Pipe Systems, NFPA 68, Standard on Explosion Protection by Deflagration Venting, and NFPA 69, Standard on Explosion Prevention Systems.
  • Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on explosion protection systems for all types of equipment and for buildings, except pressure venting devices designed to protect against overpressure of vessels such as those containing flammable liquids, liquefied gases, and compressed gases under fire exposure conditions, as now covered in existing NFPA standards.
  • The Committee on Fire Department Ground Ladders is responsible for NFPA 1931, Standard for Manufacturer’s Design of Fire Department Ground Ladders, and NFPA 1932, Standard on Use, Maintenance, and Service Testing of In-Service Fire Department Ground Ladders.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the design, inspection, testing, and use of ground ladders for the fire service.
  • The Committee on Fire Hose is responsible for NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire HoseNFPA 1962 Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing, and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances, NFPA 1963 Standard for Fire Hose Connections, NFPA 1964, Standard for Spray Nozzles and NFPA 1965, Standard for Fire Hose Appliances.  
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the size and design of fire hose connections, and the performance, maintenance, and selection of all types of fire hose, couplings, nozzles, and accessory equipment.
  • The Committee on Flash Fire Protective Garments is responsible for NFPA 2112, Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire, and NFPA 2113, Standard on Selection, Care, Use, and Maintenance of Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the manufacture, selection, care, and use of garments and equipment used for protection of industrial personnel where there is potential for flash fire.  Industrial personnel include workers who are potentially or may accidentally be exposed to hydrocarbon or combustible dust flash fires, and not electrical flashes.  These documents do not cover fire fighters and other emergency services personnel.
  • The Committee on Fluid Heaters is responsible for NFPA 87Recommended Practice for Fluid Heaters.
    Proposed Committee Scope:  The Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents covering fluid heaters where the release of energy inside the heater indirectly heats a process fluid that is flowing under pressure.  The committee shall not have responsibility for boilers (which are covered by NFPA 85); ovens and furnaces (which are covered by NFPA 86); fired heaters in petroleum refineries and petrochemical facilities (which are covered by API Standards and Recommended Practices); units that heat air for occupiable space or comfort; and LP-gas vaporizers designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 58 and NFPA 59.
  • The Committee on Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts is responsible for NFPA 652, Standard on Combustible Dusts.
    This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents or portions of documents on fundamentals, maintenance, inspection, training, and safety for the reduction of combustion system hazards.  Fundamentals shall specifically include definitions, furnace explosion/implosion prevention, manufacture, design and engineering, installation, coordination of design, construction and operation, basic operating objectives, equipment requirements, and commissioning.
  • The Committee on Gas Process Safety is responsible for NFPA 56Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the commissioning and maintenance of fuel gas piping systems having normal operating pressures of greater than 2 psig used in commercial, industrial, and power plant applications, extending from the point of delivery to the equipment isolation or shutoff valve.
  • The Committee on Internal Combustion Engines is responsible for NFPA 37, Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines.
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the fire safety of the installation, operation, and control of internal combustion engines, including gas turbine engines, using all types of fuel, within structures or immediately exposing structures.
  • The Committee on Marine Fire Fighting Vessels is responsible for NFPA 1925Standard on Marine Fire-Fighting Vessels.
    This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the design, construction, performance, and operation of marine vessels for fire fighting and related emergency operations.
  • The Committee on Ovens and Furnaces is responsible for NFPA 86, Standard for Ovens and Furnaces.
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on safeguarding against fire and explosion hazards associated with industrial ovens, furnaces, and related equipment that are used in the processing of combustible or non-combustible materials in the presence of air, vacuum, or other special atmospheres and are heated by electricity, fossil fuels, or other heating sources.
  • The Committee on Record Protection is responsible for NFPA 232, Standard for the Protection of Records.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the protection of books, papers, plans, and other records from loss incident to fire.
  • The Committee on Shipbuilding, Repair, and Lay-Up is responsible for NFPA 312, Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up.
  • Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on safeguarding against the fire and explosion hazards associated with vessels in course of construction, under repair, and during lay-up.
  • The Committee on Solvent Extraction Plants is responsible for NFPA 36, Standard for Solvent Extraction Plants.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on safeguarding against the fire and explosion hazards associated with the design, construction, and operation of solvent extraction plants.
  • The Committee on Water Additives for Fire Control and Vapor Mitigation is responsible for NFPA 18, Standard on Wetting Agents and NFPA 18A, Standard on Water Additives for Fire Control and Vapor Mitigation.
    Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the manufacture, testing, application, and use of water additives for the control and/or suppression of fire and flammable vapor mitigation including water additives used to prevent or reduce the spread of fire and the use of water additives in fixed, semi-fixed, mobile, and portable fire suppression systems.
  • The Committee on Water-Cooling Towers is responsible for NFPA 214, Standard on Water-Cooling Towers.
    Committee Scope:  This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the design, construction, protection, and maintenance of water-cooling towers.

 

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