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NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May … more …

NIST Tornado Reports Urge New Standards for Saving Lives, Property

Nationally accepted standards for building design and construction, public shelters and emergency communications can significantly reduce deaths … more …

NIST Investigation of Joplin, Mo., Tornado Details Proposed Measures for Saving Lives and Property

Report and Recommendations Released for Public Comment JOPLIN, Mo.—Nationally accepted standards for building design and construction, public … more …