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ArticleConstruction Types

The following article originally appeared in the February 2011 issue of Helathcare Life Safety Compliance Construction Types are among the most misunderstood features of life safety in hospitals today. The …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 22, 2011
ArticleAir Handlers

Clean air filters that are stored outside of the box, or a plastic bag, will often times be cited by surveyors under an infection control standard. The logic is dust …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 17, 2011
Mechanical RoomsQ&A

Q: We have a mechanical room in our hospital whose entrance door opens into the top of an exit stairwell. I was informed by a consultant that this arrangement is …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 6, 2011
SuitesQ&ADoor LocksDoors

Q: We recently had an inspection in our hospital where the inspector cited us for our suite doors not having positive latching. The suite doors have 1500 pound access-control magnets …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 6, 2011
Q&AHazardous Areas

Q: Does the kitchen in a nursing home have to be considered as a hazardous room? I don’t see where the LSC defines the kitchen as a hazardous room, but …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 1, 2011
Q&AShelves

Q: Are we required to have solid bottom shelves in all areas where we have items stored, including on carts? Does this requirement extend to all stored items? A: It …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 1, 2011
Q&AFire Drills

Q: Are we required to conduct fire drills on every unit and in every department once per quarter per shift in our hospital? Are we required to make sure everyone …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 1, 2011

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