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Door LocksArticleCorridors

Utility rooms, whether they are clean utility rooms, or soiled utility rooms, are not required to be locked according to any NFPA standard, Joint Commission standard or CMS Condition or …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 30, 2012

I was talking recently with a good friend of mine, Jeff Lehmann, concerning sprinkler installation in electrical equipment rooms. The topic of discussion was, if an electrical equipment room was not …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 29, 2012

In the pictures to the left, you will see damaged wall-mounted Fire Department Connections, or FDC for short. The FDC is an often over-looked important piece of fire protection, mainly …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 27, 2012
Q&AGas Cylinders

Q: At our hospital, we have differing opinions concerning the proper method to restrain compressed gas cylinders. Would you please provide us the code reference regarding the correct method to …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 18, 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new memo (S&C-12-21-LSC) to their State Survey Agencies on Friday, March 9, 2012. In the memo was instructions on how …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 15, 2012
Q&AFire Alarm

Q: We have an outpatient clinic which is a business occupancy and provides ancillary services like physical therapy and radiology, and there are no fire alarm pull stations in the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 11, 2012
Q&AFire Pump

Q: We recently replaced our old fire pump with a brand new unit that is up to date with the current requirements of NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 4, 2012
SuitesLife Safety Code

Previously, we discussed the changes that are in store for the patient sleeping suites, which are considerable. Now we are going to look at the few changes the 2012 edition of …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 2, 2012

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