Code & Standard Review

Compliance with relevant codes and standards is a core element of any case involving a technical aspect. These generally accepted engineering practices encompass large bodies of knowledge and are weighed heavily by the courts. Accident investigation, failure analysis, damage assessment, regulatory compliance, and recall consulting are a number of services Exponent provides where knowledge of these documents is crucial. Our experience with code and standard review is broad, covering a wide range of standards writing organizations such as:


  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • American Society of the International Association for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
  • State and Local Codes

Many of our consultants are licensed as professional engineers and serve on official committees responsible for standards writing and revision.

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