It's vital that personnel responsible for analyzing or executing fire risk assessments have an understanding of and ability to comply with consensus performance criteria. NFPA 551, Guide for the Evaluation of Fire Risk Assessments, specifies the various methods of assessing fire risk, including the components and characteristics of these procedures.
First created in response to the growing need for a dedicated document on fire risk assessment methods, the guide assists in judging the suitability and application of performing assessments of fire safety concerns. NFPA 551 also describes the significance of using an operations and maintenance manual to guide risk assessments and checklists that help determine both the probability and ramifications for a given fire safety issue.
NFPA 551, Guide for the Evaluation of Fire Risk Assessments, can assist users with:
The updated 2022 edition of NFPA 551, Guide for the Evaluation of Fire Risk Assessments, offers the most current information and direction in measuring the appropriateness and performance of an FRA.
A valuable tool for authorities having jurisdiction, NFPA 551 is also intended for use by professionals who review FRAs, including building owners and insurance company representatives. The 2022 edition represents a reconfirmation of the guide, with updates to references to account for the latest industry knowledge.
Content of the 2022 edition covers:
Help improve fire safety and be prepared for hazards and challenges by referencing NFPA 551.
NFPA 551, Guide for the Evaluation of Fire Risk Assessments, is a vital resource for anyone with concerns for conducting effective FRAs. Upgrade to the 2022 edition today.