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The purpose of this column is to share information about the vetting process for scientific literature, known as foundational literature, which provides the scientific foundation for each forensic discipline. If we were to create a list of scientific literature for the field of fire investigations that could qualify as foundational, industry standards such as those published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)2 and ASTM International3 would feature prominently.
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This FISC bulletin board compiles clips of recent events concerning consensus-based fire investigation standards and guidelines. These fast facts: news about NFPA 921, and NFPA 1033, the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS), and the Organization of Scientific Area Committees.
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One of the most significant events increasing the importance of industry standards occurred in 2009 when the National Research Council of the National Academy of sciences published its report, strengthening forensic science in the United States: a path forward.
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SP Fire Research is active in research, Fire Safety Engineering, support to national and international legislation, off-shore safety, risk analysis, testing, certification, inspection and so on. This issue contains articles on Battery Systems, Fire testing of materials and Fire Investigation Methodology.
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Two notable developments have occurred in the codes and standards field since late 2016. First, the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) has added NFPA 921 to the OSAC Registry of approved standards and guidelines. Second, the NFPA has issued the 2017 edition of NFPA 921. This column starts with the second development, introducing NFPA 921, 2017 edition.
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