NFPA 70B Committee Convenes for ROP Meeting

Released on: August 25, 2008, 9:18 am

Press Release Author: Sandy Bell

Industry: Industrial

Press Release Summary: The National Fire Protection Association 70B committee
convened last month for a Report on Proposals meeting in Spearfish, S.D.

Press Release Body: SPEARFISH, S.D. - As part of the revision cycle, the technical
committee for the national consensus standard NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for
Electrical Equipment Maintenance has convened for a Report on Proposals (ROP)
meeting July 14-16 in Spearfish S.D.
The NFPA standards-making process allows the public to submit proposals for change
or modification to the existing standards. The purpose of the ROP meeting is for the
committee to comment and vote on proposals submitted to the NFPA regarding
recommended practices for electrical equipment maintenance.

Members of the NFPA 70B committee include:

. James R. White (Shermco Industries, Inc.)
. Richard Bingham (Dranetz-BMI)
. Thomas H. Bishop (Electrical Apparatus Service Association)
. Tim Crnko (Cooper Bussmann)
. Jeffrey Hall (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.)
. Palmer L. Hickman (National Joint Apprentice & Training Committee)
. Michael J. Hittel (GM Worldwide Facilities Group)
. Alan Manche (Square D Company/Schneider Electric)
. Melvin K. Sanders (Things Electrical Co., Inc.)
. Dick Lussier, Jr. (High Voltage Maintenance Group)
. Ahmad A. Moshiri (Liebert Corporation)
. Evangelos Stoyas (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
. John W. Troglia (Edison Electric Institute)
. Robert Urdinola (U.S. Department of State)
. Jack Wells (Pass & Seymour/Legrand)
. Bruce G. Wyman (Mount Snow Ltd.)
. Timothy M. Croushore (Allegheny Power)
. David Goodrich (Liebert Corporation)
. Ronald K. Mundt (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
. Greg T. Nienaber (Connector Manufacturing Company)
. Ron Widup (Shermco Industries, Inc.)
. Michael Velvikis (High Voltage Maintenance Group)
. Dana K. Watts (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Principal member Jim White of Shermco Industries said, "We will review and discuss
the proposals submitted to the committee, and then cast a vote to accept or reject
the recommended action taken by the committee. It is a very thorough and complete

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