NFPA 2400 public input period now open

The National Fire Protection Association has now released Standard 2400, the Standard for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Used for Public Safety Operations, and it's now open for Public Input. This standard is being developed by representatives from all types of public safety departments with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including the fire service, law enforcement, and emergency medical services. The scope of NFPA 2400 covers the following:

Organization Deployment and Considerations  for sUAS
• program criteria • operational needs assessment
• purchase specification

Professional Qualifications for sUAS Public Safety Personnel
• JPRs for remote pilot in command (RPIC) and for visual observer
• sUAS quarterly operations

Maintenance of sUAS
• routine service
• elements of a maintenance program
• authorized personnel

If you'd like to contribute your input, click here. Public input closes October 13, 2017.