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74   ITC

International Training Conference & Expo



North Carolina

April 23-28 2023


NFPA 1321 Standard on Fire Investigation Units

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 (1:00pm - 2:30pm) (Ballroom 2)

Most have heard about this new standard.  Here is your chance to hear from the Chairman of the NFPA Technical Committee responsible for developing this new standard.  This presentation will separate the facts, from fiction and rumors.  You will have a better understanding what NFPA 1321 will actually address and how your department, agency, or company can be better prepared for when this document is published.   


Randy Watson

Mr. Watson is the Director, Technical Training and Senior Fire Investigator with SEA, Ltd.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina. Randy has over 45 years’ experience investigating fires and explosions incidents for the fire service, law enforcement, and private sector.  Mr. Watson hold certifications as a Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Instructor, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, Certified Fire Investigation Instructor, and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator.  He has served on the NFPA 921 Committee since 1993, serving as Chairman from 2008 to 2020.  Randy also serves on the NFPA 1033 Committee and the first Chairman of the NFPA 1321 Committee on Fire Investigation Units.  He is currently the President of International Association of Arson Investigators. 

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