NFPA 1620: Standard for Pre-Incident Planning
This standard provides criteria for developing pre-incident plans to help responders effectively manage emergencies so as to maximize protection for occupants, responding personnel, property, and the environment.
Please note: This Standard is no longer accepting Public Input due to the Emergency Response and Responder Safety Document Consolidation Plan (consolidation plan) as approved by the NFPA Standards Council. As part of the consolidation plan, this Standard is slipping cycle and being combined into a new consolidated draft, NFPA 1660. For further information on this consolidated draft, go to NFPA 1660.
ISO Rating Resources
NFPA is providing a resource page to assist those individual and fire departments reviewing or going through the rating process of the new ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS). On this page you will find links to the current editions of NFPA…
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US Firefighter Injuries in 2010
New Jersey firefighters at the scene of a house fire that was started by a lightning strike. One firefighter and several others were injured. (Photograph: AP/Wide World/Mel Evans)
How fire departments can work with sprinkler systems to ensure firefighter safety
NFPA Journal®, May/June 2011
The value of inspections and pre-incident planning at large storage facilities cannot be…
In West's Wake
As federal regulatory agencies try to figure out what went wrong at the West Fertilizer facility last April, resulting in a massive explosion that decimated a small town, Texas State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy is on a mission to spread the word about chemical storage safety.