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Life Safety CodeArticleSignage (Life Safety Code)

Last July 5 I posted an article on conflicting and confusing signage, in regards to hospitals and nursing homes. The posting dealt with situations where I had observed (and took pictures) …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 27, 2012
Q&AChutes (Life Safety Code)

Q: Do linen chute doors have to be locked? Our risk manager says they are required to be locked, but I don’t see anything in the LSC that says that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 24, 2012
Business OccupanciesLife Safety CodeArticle

Many hospitals have facilities located offsite or adjacent to the main building which are classified as business occupancies. These buildings may be physician's offices, clinics, administrative buildings and storage faclities …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 20, 2012
SuitesStorage (Life Safety Code)Q&A

Q: Can we install shelving along the walls within a patient sleeping suite? This shelving would not be limited to a supply room, but would be permanently affixed to the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 17, 2012
Emergency Lights (Life Safety Code)Article

A question came up recently asking what the NFPA requirements are for installing battery-powered emergency lighting in anesthetizing locations. For purposes of clarification, NFPA 99 (1999 edition), section 2-2 defines …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 13, 2012
Q&ADoors

Q: Do corridor doors have to have door closers on them? I know they have to latch, but an architect said all corridor doors have to have closures on them …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 10, 2012
Life Safety CodeDoor LocksArticle

NOTE: My good friend Lori Greene from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies had this comment posted on her website /blog: www.idighardware.com last August 15th, addressing the testing requirements for delayed egress locks I …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 6, 2012
Life Safety CodeArticle

Please forgive the lack of subtlety but I need you to be aware that there is a webinar/audio-conference next week (Monday, September 10, 2012) at 1:00 pm EDT on the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 4, 2012
Q&ADoors

Q: Are we allowed to install a hook on the inside of a patient room corridor door? Our nurses would like a hook installed on our wood patient room doors …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 3, 2012

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