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NFPA to fast-track a new standard for unified response to hostile events

 

Last updated 1/30/2018 at 10:35am



QUINCY, MA – A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April. As part of the standards process, NFPA 3000 is now open for input until Feb. 23.

This marks only the second time in NFPA’s 121-year history that provisional standard status has been authorized by the NFPA Standards Council.

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