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Our Life Safety educational resource hub is full of healthcare knowledge to help you be better informed of the changing world around you. 

Rather than sit back and act on decisions made by others, we are leading the charge as it relates to identifying best practices for Life Safety Code® and compliance. We have real people that give our clients real information that can be put into practice.

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Ambulatory Care OccupancyDoor LocksArticle

A friend of mine was working on a project involving ambulatory health care occupancy, and they wanted to use a delayed egress lock on an interior door. The 2000 Life Safety …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 27, 2014
Q&ACorridorsCurtains

Q: The health care facility where I work needs additional privacy on the nursing floor from the rest of the building. I would like to know if we could mount …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 24, 2014
WaiversArticleCMS

I have been receiving some feedback from friends and readers of the Keyes Life Safety Compliance website concerning the CMS categorical waivers. One of the issues seems to focus around …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 20, 2014
Q&AArticleStairwells

Q: Can evacuation chairs be installed in stairwells? A: The answer is… maybe yes and maybe no. Sorry, that’s not a direct answer, so please allow me to explain. Section …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 17, 2014
Life Safety CodeArticle

I apologize to you up front if this blog posting is not on the usual topic of life safety for healthcare facilities, but sometimes I just need to say something that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 13, 2014
Q&AFire AlarmTesting (Life Safety Code)

Q: What are the testing frequencies for fire alarm panel batteries and where do you find this requirement? A: The testing frequencies for batteries for fire alarm control panels (including …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 10, 2014
ArticleFire Drills

Take a look at the picture to the left. Here is a container sitting on top of a desk, and it appears to be on fire. Only it is not an …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 6, 2014
Q&AGas ManifoldsMedical Gas

Q: We have a situation in our Lab where they would like to purchase another incubator that requires additional CO2 gas. The problem is that we do not have a …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 3, 2014

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