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NFPA 1600 - Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs
1.1* Scope. This standard shall establish a common set of criteria for disaster/emergency management and business continuity programs hereinafter referred to as the program.
NFPA 1620 - Recommended Practice for Pre-Incident Planning
1.1 Scope This document provides criteria for evaluating the protection, construction, and operational features of specific occupancies to develop a pre-incident plan that should be used by responding personnel to manage fires and other emergencies in such occupancies using the available resources....
NFPA 1670 - Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall identify and establish levels of functional capability for conducting operations at technical search and rescue incidents while minimizing threats to rescuers. A.1.1.1 This standard was developed to define levels of preparation and operational capability that...