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November 13, 2013

NFPA 1600 2016 edition development update

The NFPA Technical Committee on Emergency Management and Business Continuity, which is responsible for developing the 2016 edition of NFPA 1600, the Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs, met on October 22nd and 23rd in Salt Lake City, UT.

The draft minutes of the meeting have just been published and contain, amongst other items, details of critical milestone dates within the development process. These include:

  • First revision electronic filing must be completed by task groups
    by January 3, 2014;
  • The deadlines for submission of public submittal are November 29 (paper submissions) and January 3, 2014 (online submissions).
  • The First Draft meeting must be held by June 13, 2014, and
  • The first draft will be balloted no later than August 22, 2014.

Read the draft minutes (PDF).