NFPA 1600 2007
NFPA 1600 2007 is NOW OBSOLETE. See ISO 22301 2012.
The NFPA Standards Council
established the Disaster
This changed in 2000 when the NFPA 1600 document was
version of NFPA 1600 came into effect
NFPA 1600 is a standard for:
However, instead of asking you to establish three
The purpose of the NFPA 1600 Standard is to help
management, emergency management, and business continuity
communities to manage disasters and emergencies. Its purpose
is to help organizations and jurisdictions to:
The NFPA Standard can be used to:
The NFPA Standard applies to:
NFPA 1600 2007 can be used to deal
with the following kinds of hazards:
1. Hazards caused by nature
2. Hazards caused by humans
3. Hazards caused by technology
JULY 2004: 9/11 COMMISSION SUPPORTS NFPA 1600!
On July 22, 2004 the 9/11 Commission published
its final report.
AUGUST 2007: U.S. LAW SUPPORTS THE
USE OF NFPA 1600!
On August 3, 2007
Implementing Recommendations of the
For a detailed overview of
NFPA 1600, please see
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Updated on March 26, 2013. First published on May 28, 2004.
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