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Q&ATravel Distances

Q: How do you calculate the Common Path of Travel and/or Total Travel Distance for a multi tenant suite when the space planning for the individual rooms has not been …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 30, 2012

Q: We recently failed a licensing inspection because the gap at the bottom of the door exceeded 1/8". The inspector stated "no gap between surfaces greater than one-eighth of an inch is …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 25, 2012
Fire AlarmArticle

The subject of a working, operable fire alarm system in construction sites recently came up and the question was: Are pull stations and occupant notification devices required in a construction …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 20, 2012

I recently received a question asking if I thought a free-standing Chemo IV therapy center should be designated as an ambulatory care occupancy or a business occupancy. The reader said …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 18, 2012

Q: We recently did a survey on our fire rated doors and found many of the frames on the doors had issues with the labels. Some of the door labels …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 16, 2012

In regards to corridor clutter, one of the most frequent comments safety professionals hear from nurses and other point-of-care workers, is "I have no place to put the ____" and …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 13, 2012
ArticleFire/Smoke Dampers

I recently received a message from an old friend in regards to the testing requirements for ceiling mounted fire dampers. It was his contention that the ceiling was just a …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 11, 2012

Q: We are putting in fire recall on our elevators. Now the elevator people are telling us that due to the age of some of our elevators they can only …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 9, 2012
Q&AGas Cylinders

Q: We have a contractual Dialysis Unit on the 2nd Floor of our Medical Office Building which consists mainly of one large open room. Very often in the treatment area …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 1, 2012

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