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Q&ASmoke Dampers

[This week's Q&A came from the 49th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), held in San Antonio, TX, last July, and how it applies …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 29, 2012
Life Safety CodeArticle

I remember when... Doesn't that sound pathetic? If I say "I remember when...", then that makes me one of the old-timers, right? But I actually do remember my dad and my …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 25, 2012
Q&ASmoke Dampers

[This week's Q&A came from the 49th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), held in San Antonio, TX, last July, and how it applies to …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 22, 2012
Fire ExtinguishersArticle

I have a confession to make... I don't know it all. I never have and never will. For those of you who know me, I'm sure you're laughing at me …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 18, 2012
Q&AGeneratorsTesting (Life Safety Code)

Q: During a recent survey, the inspector cited us for not exercising our circuit breakers downstream of our generator. Does the LSC require annual exercising of all circuit breakers between …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 15, 2012
ArticleSprinklers

Frequently, I am asked why do healthcare organizations need to know where their quick response (QR) sprinkler heads are located? If you facility is similar to most, then you likely …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 11, 2012
Storage (Life Safety Code)Q&ABusiness Occupancies

Q: We have a new facility which has recently opened, and it is a physician’s office/business occupancy. There is a medical record storage room which contains combustible files which we …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 8, 2012
NFPA 99Electrical EquipmentArticle

I was recently asked how Joint Commission and other authorities look at electrical items used by staff that do not come into contact with patients, such as refrigerators, fans, coffee pots …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 4, 2012
Q&ACorridorsLSC

Q: Our Risk Management Department has conducted an assessment of our waiting areas in our hospital. They are stating that staff should be able to see all patrons who are …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 1, 2012

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