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Life Safety CodeArticleTesting (Life Safety Code)Accreditation

Joint Commission has announced a couple of subtle, yet far-reaching changes to their standards to become effective January 1, 2014. One of them has to do with how they define …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 31, 2013
Q&ASprinklers

Q: We have an electrical room that is not protected with sprinklers and the old-timers here say the building department would not permit sprinklers in this room when the hospital …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 28, 2013
Q&AOxygen Cylinders

Q: I came across a bunch of wheelchairs folded up in an equipment storage room. Each had an oxygen cylinder attached. Are these cylinders included in the tally for aggregate …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 21, 2013
Q&AClean LinenHazardous AreasOxygen Cylinders

Q: Are oxygen cylinder tanks (in holders) allowed to be stored in alcoves in corridors? Also, what about clean linen carts? I am told that our accreditation organization allows this, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 14, 2013
Q&AFire AlarmOn Call Sleeping Rooms

Q: We have a physician on-call sleeping room inside our labor and delivery unit. A surveyor told us that we need audible smoke alarms in each on-call sleeping room. We …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 7, 2013
Construction BarrierLife Safety CodeArticle

There will be significant changes for facility managers to deal with when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finally adopts the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 3, 2013

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