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Fire ExtinguishersArticle

Fire extinguisher training... Is it required in healthcare organizations? And what level of training is required? Is hands-on training required where the discharge of the extinguisher is acheived? Or is a simple …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 29, 2012
Q&A

Q: We have a large computer center that has a halon system in the room. They know in a sprinkled area that they must keep items 18" below the sprinkler but is that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 26, 2012
ArticleInfection Control

This post may not be about a Life Safety Code deficiency, but it may be of some relevance to those healthcare organizations that are Joint Commission accredited, and how their …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 22, 2012
SuitesQ&ACorridors

Q: During a recent survey, we were cited for not maintaining at least 36 inches of clear width in our suites for exiting purposes. I thought one of the advantages …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 19, 2012
ArticleEyewash Stations

I was out all last week and when I returned to my office I was inundated with comments (complaints, really) as to why the portable squeeze bottles are not a …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 15, 2012
Q&AHazardous AreasTrash Receptacles

Q: During a recent survey, the surveyor noted that we had two 64 gallon capacity containers which we use for document shredding, sitting side-by-side in the laboratory work room. He …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 12, 2012
ArticleSafety Management

OK... I am not talking about spontaneous HUMAN combustion here, just the good ol' garden variety type. You know... wet towels and blankets starting on fire? Don't think it doesn't …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 8, 2012
Article

(Just a friendly reminder) …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 6, 2012
Q&AFire Alarm

Q: We recently had an inspection and we were cited for not having a smoke detector in the on-call sleeping room for physicians which is located on our Labor & …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 5, 2012
ArticleSafety Management

I frequently get asked to comment on the role of the Safety Officer in healthcare. Who should the Safety Officer report to? What qualifications or background should the Safety Officer have? …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 1, 2012

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