5 Things You Need to Know About the 2019 Edition of NFPA 72
NFPA 72, published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is a wide-ranging standard that spans the application, installation, location, performance, inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm systems, equipment, and their components. This 2019 edition contains a significant number of changes you should be aware of. Even if your jurisdiction will not immediately adopt the 2019 edition of the standard, it’s important to know what NFPA 72 contains in order to better plan for the future.
This white paper looks at NFPA 72’s top five changes—from changes in carbon monoxide detection and mounting heights for fire alarm control units to elevator recall and evacuation operations—and why they’re important. It also provides recommendations.