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NFPA 3000 Technical Committee Meeting open to the public: September 24, 2019

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September 24 NFPA 3000 Technical Committee Meeting Open to the Public The NFPA 3000 Technical Committee on Cross-Functional Emergency Preparedness and Response, which includes Telgian Vice President Tom Parrish, will have a Second Draft Meeting on September 24-27, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley in San Diego, CA. The event runs from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (PT) on the first day, and at the discretion of the Chair for the remainder of the meeting dates. This event is open to the public.

NFPA 3000 provides unified planning, response and recovery guidance, as well as civilian and responder safety considerations. This critical document was developed with insight from law enforcement, fire, EMS, medical providers, facility managers, private industry, DHS, the CIA, FBI, and others. In May 2018, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the Standard for an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program to help communities deal with the fast-growing number of mass casualty incidents occurring in the United States and throughout the world.

According to NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley, “The proactive, integrated strategies recommended and defined in NFPA 3000 will go a long way in helping communities plan, respond, and recover from active shooter and hostile events.”

To RSVP for the NFPA 3000 Technical Committee Meeting, please visit and click on the RSVP button under the Second Draft Committee Information heading. For additional information, please contact Jenny Depew, Technical Committee Administrator at 617-984-7505 or

About the NFPA

The National Fire Protection Association is an international nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. Established in 1896, NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, such as the NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/ Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program, as well as research, training, education, outreach and advocacy. By partnering with others who share an interest in furthering this mission, NFPA membership totals more than 50,000 individuals around the world.

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