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Q&ADoor LocksSoiled Utility Room

Q: Where is the reference in the Life Safety Code that requires the doors to housekeeping or soiled utility rooms to be locked? I have a Risk Management director that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 31, 2014

Q: How many spare sprinkler heads are we supposed to have in stock at our facility? We had an inspection recently, and the fire marshal said we did not have …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 24, 2014
Joint CommissionMedical GasArticle

Did you notice the January 29, 2012 issue of the Joint Commission Online? Among other articles, they had an article called "Clarification of storage requirements for freestanding medical gas cylinders" …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 20, 2014
Q&ALife Safety Code

Q: Is the Life Safety Surveyor a requirement during a survey, or is the specialist used due to the complexity of the Life Safety Code and various areas of survey?” …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 17, 2014
Fire AlarmGeneratorsArticle

Does your fire alarm system monitor the emergency power generator? It may have to. Section 1-5.8.7 of NFPA 72 (1999) requires the fire alarm system to monitor the primary and …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 13, 2014
Q&AVentilationCeilings (Life Safety Code)

Q: We have decorative wood panels in our cafeteria ceiling which do not provide a seal to limit the passage of smoke. In fact, there are wide gaps between the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 10, 2014
Life Safety CodeFire PumpArticle

A friend of mine contacted me recently and told me that his fire pump caught on fire. It was an engine driven (diesel) fire pump, and I'll let him describe …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 6, 2014
Q&AFire AlarmConstruction

Q: Are we required to install fire alarm occupant notification devices and manual pull stations in construction areas? I couldn’t find anything in NFPA 72 or the Life Safety Code …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 3, 2014

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