Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property (SIG-AAC)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the installation, performance, maintenance, testing, and use of signaling components and signaling systems for the protection of life, property and mission continuity.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72)


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Emergency Communication Systems (SIG-ECS)

Committee Scope

This committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the risk analysis, design, application, installation, and performance of emergency communications systems and their components. Public emergency services communications systems covered by NFPA 1221 are outside the scope of this committee except where they interface with in-building bi-directional amplifiers and where trouble and supervisory signals are intended to be monitored by the building fire alarm system.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex G
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 24


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Fundamentals of Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-FUN)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on common system fundamentals for fire alarm and signaling systems, requirements for approvals, power supplies, equipment performance, system documentation, and compatibility.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex E
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 1
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 10
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 7


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Signaling Systems (SIG-HOU)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the performance, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and use of single- and multiple-station alarms and household signaling systems.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex H
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 29


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Initiating Devices for Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-IDS)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the installation and operation of initiating devices for fire alarm and signaling systems.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex B
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 17


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Notification Appliances for Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-NAS)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the installation and operation of notification appliances for fire alarm and signaling systems.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex D
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 18


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Protected Premises Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-PRO)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the installation and operation of protected premises fire alarm and signaling systems, including their interconnection with initiating devices, notification appliances, and other related building control equipment, within the protected premises.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex C
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 12
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 21
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 23


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Public Emergency Reporting Systems (SIG-PRS)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the proper configuration, performance, installation, and operation of public emergency alarm reporting systems and auxiliary alarm systems. The Committee scope shall include systems that use a communication infrastructure that is publicly owned, operated, and controlled. Reporting of alarms by voice over the public switched telephone network utilizing the Universal Emergency Number 9-1-1, or any other telephone number that can be dialed, is outside the scope of this committee.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 27


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Supervising Station Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-SSS)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents on the installation and operation of equipment for the transmission and receipt of signals from a protected premises to a supervising station, including the supervising station facilities.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 26


Staff Liaison: Richard Roux
Testing and Maintenance of Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems (SIG-TMS)

Committee Scope

This Committee shall have primary responsibility for documents and requirements for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm and signaling systems and associated components, for both new and existing systems. This Committee shall not have responsibility for inspection, testing, and maintenance of single-and multiple-station alarms and household signaling systems.

Committee Responsibility

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Annex F
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 14
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 7.8.2(2)
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) Chapter 7.8.2(3)