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The following comment is a result of an article that I ran last September on decorations (search: Decorations or Communications?). This comment is from a representative from a state agency that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 27, 2014
Q&ABusiness OccupanciesFire Extinguishers

Q: What is the requirement for inspecting fire extinguishers in our medical office building? Is it different than what is expected in our hospital? A: The monthly inspection and annual …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 24, 2014
Life Safety CodeDecorationsArticle

I received the poem below from Jeff Clouse, Safety Officer at Baptist Health in Lexington, KY. He says it is his way of using humor with the staff of his …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 21, 2014
Construction BarrierLife Safety CodeArticle

I was a co-presenter in a recent HCPro webinar on the new 2012 Life Safety Code along with my good friend and colleague Jim Murphy, and I received quite a …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 20, 2014
Fire DoorsArticleSmoke CompartmentFire Drills

I was recently asked if the Life Safety Code addresses the use of smoke and fire doors during a fire drill. Here is what I responded with: The Life Safety …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 13, 2014

Q: We completed our hospital sprinkler installation in 1994, and most of the sprinklers that were installed were quick response sprinklers. Now I hear at an ASHE conference that we …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 10, 2014

The following comment is a result of an article that I ran last August on corridor clutter (search: Comments on Corridor Clutter), which quoted Randy Snelling, the Chief Physical Environment …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 6, 2014
Q&AFire Alarm

Q: Are we supposed to have smoke detectors in the corridors of our hospital? I see the Statement of Conditions ask if we have smoke detectors in our corridors, which …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 3, 2014

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