Association Adopted Standards
The following standards have been adopted by the RV Industry Association’s Board of Directors for the construction of RVs and Park Model RVs. The primary goal of the Standards Department Inspection Program is to monitor the pledge of member manufacturer’s to build in conformance to these adopted standards. In addition, the Standards Department conducts unannounced plant inspections, and provides educational opportunities and training tools related to these standards for members to further enhance their ability and commitment to comply.
- 2018 edition - NFPA 1192 Standard for RVs
Plumbing, Propane and Fire & Life Safety
- 2018 edition – ANSI/RVIA LV Standard
12 Volt Electrical System
- 2015 ANSI A119.5 PMRV Standard
Plumbing, Propane, Fire & Life Safety, Construction
- 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
120V Electrical Systems (Art 551 RV, Art 552 PMRV) Note: This must be purchased directly from NFPA.
The RV Industry Association is an accredited standards developer (ASD) by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in New York, NY. The following six standards have been specifically developed, via the ANSI canvass process, to assist member manufacturers in the construction of safer RVs.
- 2018 edition - ANSI/RVIA LV Standard
Low Voltage Electrical Systems
- 2013 edition - ANSI TSIC-1
Process Control for Assembly of Wheels on Trailers (FREE)
- 2013 edition - ANSI/RVIA EGS-1
Engine Generator Sets for RV Safety Requirements
- 2014 ANSI/RVIA UPA-1
Uniform Plan Approval for RVs
- 2015 edition - ANSI A119.5
Park Model RV Standard