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Exponent Engineer Appointed Principal Member to NFPA 1620, Technical Committee on Pre-Incident Planning


August 14, 2008

R. Thomas Long, Jr., Principal Engineer and Director of the Bowie, MD office, was recently appointed to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on for Pre-Incident Planning. The Committee is responsible for NFPA 1620, Recommended Practice for Pre-Incident Planning. This document provides criteria for evaluating the protection, construction, and operational features of specific occupancies to develop a pre-incident plan to be used by responding personnel to manage fires and other emergencies in such occupancies using the available resources.