Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

Notice of invitation for public comment for the next edition NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer.


The FDSOA is represented on the NFPA 1021 Technical Committee for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. The first draft meeting is scheduled for February of 2018. The Standard’s next edition( NFPA 1021-2020) is open for public comment at this time. FDSOA  safety officer certification requires that the certification candidate ” meets the requirements of NFPA 1021 – 2015 ed.  Chapter 4, Section 4.5.1″.  Changes to NFPA 1021-2020 edition will be reflected in the wording of this requirement, but the requirement will remain.

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Public comment closes January 4 , 2018