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NFPA announcements relating to NFPA 1600, 2016 Edition

The US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has made two announcements regarding the current revision process for the 2016 edition of its business continuity standard, NFPA 1600. 

First, the Public Comment closing date for online submissions is November 14th, 2014.  For details on how to submit comments, please click here

Second, the date for the Second Draft Meeting to review the updated standard will be March 24th-26th, 2015 at the Palmer House Hilton hotel in Chicago.  For more details on this activity, please click here

NFPA 1600, and its current version dated 2013, has been recognized as the National Preparedness Standard by the 911 Commission.  It is also the US national standard on emergency preparedness, and has an important focus on business continuity.  NFPA 1600, 2013 Edition, is also one of the three standards being used in the voluntary Private Sector Preparedness (PS-Prep) program as administered by the Department of Homeland Security. 

•Date: 28th October 2014 • US •Type: Article • Topic: Standards

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