Codes & Standards Development

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Codes and Standards assistance:

  • Reporting on relevant activities
  • Explanation of requirements as a function of application
  • Representation on committees
  • Revision and development of standards (ASTM, NFPA, ISO)
  • Preparation of code proposals and testimony at hearings (ICC)

Examples of work conducted include code changes to and standards development for:

  • Fire Test Standards and Practices for ASTM (ASTM E05 Committee)
  • ASTM Electrical Standards (ASTM D09 Committee)
  • Specialized Fire Standards for ASTM (Plastics, Ships, Detention Facilities, etc.)
  • International Code Council codes (IBC, IFC, IRC, IMC, IWUIC, IEBC)
  • ISO TC61 (Plastics)
  • ISO TC2 (Fire Safety)
  • National Electrical Code (NEC, NFPA 70)
  • Building Code for NFPA (NFPA 5000)
  • NFPA Fire Code (NFPA 1)
  • NFPA Fire Tests Committee
  • Life Safety Code for the NFPA (NFPA 101)
  • Standard on Air Conditioning for the NFPA (NFPA 90A)
  • NFPA Standard on Fixed Guideway Transit (NFPA 130)

 

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