Other Relevant Standards
Recommended Practice for Pre-Incident Planning
This standard sets guidelines for fire departments to develop a pre-incident plan for specific locations that can be used by responding personnel to manage fires and other emergencies. Pre-incident planning involves evaluating protection systems, building construction, contents, and operating procedures that can impact emergency operations of the area (§ 1-1.1) and coordinating with an incident management system (NFPA 1561). Specifically, the standard covers the elements that should be considered when developing and implementing a pre-incident plan: the planning process, the types of data that must be collected, special hazards, emergency operations, and plan testing and maintenance.
NFPA 1620 requires the following when designing a Pre-incident Planning Support System: